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1951 Historical Events

Gas Price:

U.S. Energy Information Administration

33rd President:
Harry S. Truman

Served from April 12, 1945 to January 20, 1953 (8 years)
World Series Winner:
New York Yankees (AL)

Defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (NL) with a record of 4-0
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
Mohammad Mossadegh

From Iran


For 1951 movies, Quo Vadis? came out on top. It grossed over $30,000,000 to make it the most popular movie of 1951. Among 1951 TV shows, Texaco Star Theater was the most popular for the year.

Billboard Top Songs from 1951

All of the 1951 hits below topped the 1951 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1951 top songs?

1.Nat King ColeToo Young
2.Tony BennettBecause Of You
3.Les Paul and Mary FordHow High The Moon
4.Rosemary ClooneyCome On-a My House
5.Mario LanzaBe My Love
6.WeaversOn Top Of Old Smoky
7.Tony BennettCold, Cold Heart
8.Perry ComoIf
9.Mario LanzaLoveliest Night Of The Year
10.Patti PageTennessee Waltz
11.Frankie LaineJezebel
12.Tony MartinI Get Ideas
13.Les Paul and Mary FordMockin' Bird Hill
14.Patti PageMockin' Bird Hill
15.Guy Mitchell and Mitch MillerMy Heart Cries For You
16.Eddy Howard(It's No) Sin
17.Vaughn MonroeSound Off
18.Dinah ShoreSweet Violets
19.Les Paul and Mary FordThe World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
20.Guy Mitchell and Mitch MillerMy Truly, Truly Fair
21.Four Aces and Al Alberta(It's No) Sin
22.Debbie Reynolds and Carleton CarpenterAba Daba Honeymoon
23.Frankie LaineRose, Rose I Love You
24.Del WoodDown Yonder
25.Billy EckstineI Apologize
26.Patti PageWould I Love You
27.Perry Como and The Fontane SistersYou're Just In Love
28.Ames Brothers and Les BrownUndecided
29.Phil HarrisThe Thing
30.Les BaxterBecause Of You

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1951


  1. Mary
  2. Betty
  3. Barbara
  4. Dorothy
  5. Joan


  1. Robert
  2. James
  3. John
  4. William
  5. Richard

Class of 1951 Yearbook

Class of 1951 Reunion

Your 70 year reunion is only 3 years away!

Class of 1951: If are part of the 1951 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit® to find old friends from the class of 1951 and reconnect with fellow class of '51 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1951 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1951, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

If you did not graduate in the class of 1951, try the Class of 1950 or the Class of 1952.