1951 Historical Events
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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
Person of the Year:
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 Cole||Too Young|
|2.||Tony Bennett||Because Of You|
|3.||Les Paul and Mary Ford||How High The Moon|
|4.||Rosemary Clooney||Come On-a My House|
|5.||Mario Lanza||Be My Love|
|6.||Weavers||On Top Of Old Smoky|
|7.||Tony Bennett||Cold, Cold Heart|
|9.||Mario Lanza||Loveliest Night Of The Year|
|10.||Patti Page||Tennessee Waltz|
|12.||Tony Martin||I Get Ideas|
|13.||Les Paul and Mary Ford||Mockin' Bird Hill|
|14.||Patti Page||Mockin' Bird Hill|
|15.||Guy Mitchell and Mitch Miller||My Heart Cries For You|
|16.||Eddy Howard||(It's No) Sin|
|17.||Vaughn Monroe||Sound Off|
|18.||Dinah Shore||Sweet Violets|
|19.||Les Paul and Mary Ford||The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise|
|20.||Guy Mitchell and Mitch Miller||My Truly, Truly Fair|
|21.||Four Aces and Al Alberta||(It's No) Sin|
|22.||Debbie Reynolds and Carleton Carpenter||Aba Daba Honeymoon|
|23.||Frankie Laine||Rose, Rose I Love You|
|24.||Del Wood||Down Yonder|
|25.||Billy Eckstine||I Apologize|
|26.||Patti Page||Would I Love You|
|27.||Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters||You're Just In Love|
|28.||Ames Brothers and Les Brown||Undecided|
|29.||Phil Harris||The Thing|
|30.||Les Baxter||Because Of You|
Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1951
Class of 1951 Yearbook
Class of 1951 Reunion
Your 70 year reunion is only 5 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 Classmates.com®
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.