Wednesday 5 April 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anna Ulvaeus and Franklin R Chang-Diaz.
Titanic, directed by Herbert Selpin, 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 The Alan Young Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1950 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Anna Ulvaeus: Rocker (Aha-Take on Me).
- Franklin R Chang-Diaz: Costa Rica -- Astronaut (STS 61C, 34, 46, 60, 75, sk:91).
- Mildred Douglas: Surinames / Dutch singer (Mai Tai).
- Miki Manojlovic: Serbian actor.
- Agnetha Fältskog: Swedish singer, a member of the 70s supergroup ABBA.
- Patrick Zaniroli: French sports journalist, rally driver and organizer for 12 years of the Paris-Dakar rally.
- Agnetha Faltskog: Swedish singer (ABBA)
- Harpo : Swedish singer-songwriter
- Ann Crispin: American author (d. 2013)
- Miki Manojlović: Serbian actor
- Prague espionage trial against bishops and priests begins
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