Friday 6 January 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
All the King's Men, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while A Rage To Live by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1950 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Willie Carr: .
- Louis Freeh: American Chief of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, nominated by President Bill Clinton in July 1993.
- Isaiah Bowman: Geographer / co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71.
- Happy as Larry opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances
- Britain recognizes Communist government of China
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