Class of 1951


1951 at a Glance

President of the United States:
Harry S. Truman

United States Population:
154,877,889

Price of a Gallon of Gas:
$.27

Best Picture Academy Award:
"An American in Paris"

Number One Song:
"Cry" - Johnnie Ray

Baseball - World Series:
New York Yankees d. New York Giants (4-2)

NCAA Basketball Championship:
Kentucky d. Kansas State University (68-58)

NFL & AFL Championship:
NFL: Los Angeles Rams d. Cleveland Browns (24-17)

Interesting Fact:
The Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution, limiting Presidents to two terms, is ratified.