Sunday 9 July 1950
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Winchester '73, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Amal ibn Idris al-Alami: Moroccan physician and neurosurgeon.
- Gwen Guthrie: American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1999).
- Thomas Dillon: American homicide; confessed on 7/02/1993 to the murder of five outdoors men, facing life in prison rather than the death penalty, as a result of plea bargaining.
- Richard Schulz: American nurse and former Mensan, a resident of the mountain community of Big Bear, CA.
- Viktor Yanukovych: Ukrainian politician, Prime Minister from November 21, 2002 who became embroiled in a bitter battle for election to the Presidency in late 2004.
- Adriano Panatta: Italian tennis player, winner of the singles championship December 1976. He lost at the international meet in Rome, 5/21/1977. He is the brother of Claudio Panatta, also a tennis champ. Adriano retired from the game in 1982, becoming captain of the Davis Cup and technical coach of the Italian Tennis Team from 1985.
- 13.15 (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record)
- 13.15 inches (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record).
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