On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1951

Historical Events

  • 1st Berlin International Film Festival opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwight Twilley, American power pop singer-songwriter ("I'm On Fire"; "Girls"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Noritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Lionel Hallam, British cricketer (England capt 1921), dies at 61
  • Olive Tell, American actress (b. 1894)
1951 Highlights

About June 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini