Wednesday 6 December 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Kim, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1950 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Joe Hisaishi: Japanese pianist composer and conductor.
- Helen Liddell: Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke Scottish journalist and politician Secretary of State for Scotland.
- Karlheinz Subklewe: German footballer.
- Sonia Manzano: American actress and writer.
- Daniel Sahuleka: Moluks / Dutch singer / guitarist (Viva la Libertad).
- Guy Drut: French athlete born to a British mother. He practised hurdles (110m), inspired by Italian Eddy Ottoz. He captured a silver medal at the 1972 Olympics and the gold one at the 1976 Montréal Olympics.
- Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mirabile illud
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