Saturday 4 February 1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert-John Stips and Pamela Franklin.
Young Man with a Horn, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching What's My Line?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 February 1950 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Robert-John Stips: Rock keyboardist / singer (The Nits).
- Pamela Franklin: British actress.
- Philip Ehart: rock drummer (Kansas).
- James Dunn: US vocalist (Stylistics - "You make me feel Brand New").
- Ingrid Bergman's illegitimate child arouses ire in the U.S.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1950 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Lee Wills - Rag Mop
- Teresa Brewer - (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music!
- It Isn't Fair - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
- Bing Crosby - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
- Rag Mop - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
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