Friday 2 June 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Night and the City, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1950 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- [Antone] Chubby Tavares: Rocker (Tavares).
- Toni Alessandrini: Chicago, Illinois -- Actress (Vice Academy Part 2).
- Jonathan Evans: Welsh lawyer and politician.
- Joanna Gleason: Toronto, Ontario -- Actress (Morgan-Hello Larry).
- Anne Phillips: English theorist and academic.
- John Mulligan: Scottish-American writer, the author of "Shopping Cart Soldiers," a autobiographical story about the inhumanity of war and its aftermath. His work is described as searing, revelatory, absolutely original.
- Stanislas Bizot: French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70.
- St. Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs. Washingston Senators
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Kay Starr - Bonaparte's Retreat
- Count Every Star - Ray Anthony
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