Saturday 3 June 1950
It was Saturday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Kevin Bokelmann - St Kevin's Day.
- Feast day of St Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda.
- Roman Empire - Festival to Bellona.
- Frédéric François: Belgian-Italian singer-songwriter.
- Juan Muñoz: Argentinian businessman (d. 2013).
- Christos Verelis: Greek politician Greek Minister of Transport and Communications.
- Robert Z'Dar: American actor and producer (d. 2015).
- Deniece Williams: American singer who originally sang in Stevie Wonder's backup group, "Wonderlove.
- Marlene Elejarde: Havana, Cuba -- 4x100m runner (1968 Olympics - Silver Medalist)
- Marianne Bachmaier: German homicide who killed the murderer of her child in 3/1981, shooting him in court during his trial.
- Melissa Mathison: American screenwriter and noted family, who spells her last name slightly differently from her father and brother. One of five kids of Richard Matheson, she spent much of her youth in Los Angeles where her dad was West Coast bureau chief for Newsweek magazine. Family friends included Francis Ford Coppola and Melissa began work as his assistant on the production of "Godfather Part II," 1974. Coppola saw some of Melissa's work and assigned her to write the script of "The Black Stallion," and follo
- Annette Gayou: Austrian ballet dancer
- Suzi Quatro in Detroit: Michigan, USA; singer ("Stumblin' In") / actress (Happy Days).
- Suzi Quatro: American black-leather clad R'N'R singer and bass player known for aggressive, raunchy performances. She performed for seven years with "The Pleasure Seekers" touring the U.S. She moved to England at 21 with a first hit that made No..1 on the charts when she was 23. She was in the American TV series "Happy Days," and did a musical in 1986.
- French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal
- First successful ascent of an Eight-thousander; Annapurna is summited by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal
- Annapurna I, 10th highest mountain in the world, is first ascended.
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