It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Sunset Blvd.
directed by Billy Wilder
starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim
- Broken Arrow
directed by Delmer Daves
starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget
- The Furies
directed by Anthony Mann
starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston
- The Men
directed by Fred Zinnemann
starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane
- Treasure Island
directed by Byron Haskin
starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney
Which were the important events of Monday, 07 August 1950 ?
Famous People born
David James Wottle
- Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, and Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League
: 800m runner (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
: American diplomat and political activist
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1950 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Governor K.C. Wu -- Aug. 7, 1950
Esquire Magazine cover
The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson
Joy Street - Frances Parkinson Keyes
Across the River and into the Trees - Ernest Hemingwa
The Wall - John Herse
General Electric Laundry Machines (1950)
Motorola Motorola 19 inch TV (1950)
Bar Set To Beat the Competition
Tell the world why Monday, 7 August 1950 is such a special date for you!