Friday 6 October 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Harvey, directed by Henry Koster, 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..
Or have a look at the whole 1950.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 6 October 1950 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
The Prudential Family Playhouse
Which were the important events of 6 October 1950 ?
- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
See other famous people born on 06 October
Thomas McClary: US soul guitarist (Commodores-Still).
Francis Delon: French senior official and state councillor.
David Brin: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Sundiver, Postman).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1950 ?
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1950?
- Life: Stuart Symington
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lucius Clay -- Oct. 2, 1950
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal.
An enormously entertaining classic, THE WAY WEST brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to THE BIG SKY, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman's return to the untamed West in 1846.
The third comic novel in the delightful World War II series featuring Mrs. Feeley, Miss Tinkham and Mrs. Rasmussen, grand beer drinkers one and all.
The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome.
Tell the world why 6 October 1950 is such a special date for you!