LOOK 1951

Historical Highlights of 1951 …

  • I Love Lucy makes its TV debut.
  • Cleveland Disc Jockey Alan Freed coins the term Rock & Roll.
  • Musicals dominate Hollywood, Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron make “An American In Paris”.
  • Famous Births … Tommy Hilfiger, Luther Vandross, Anjelica Huston.
  • Deaths … Sinclair Lewis, Arnold Schoenberg.
  • Mickey Mantle makes his Major League debut. Joe DiMaggio plays in his final career regular season game.
  • The average cost of new house is $9.000.00
  • The Great Flood of 1951 in Midwest United States.
  • United Nations Headquarters opens in New York City.
  • First Color Television Pictures broadcast from Empire State Building.

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