It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 ?
- The Outlaw
directed by Howard Hughes
starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell
- All the King's Men
directed by Robert Rossen
starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru
- The Inspector General
directed by Henry Koster
starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates
- Whisky Galore
directed by Alexander Mackendrick
starring: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey
- Samson and Delilah
directed by Cecil B. DeMille
starring: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders
Which were the important events of Wednesday, 11 January 1950 ?
Famous People died
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
: Writer, dies at 77
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1950 ?
Vogue Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Carol Channing -- Jan. 9, 1950
The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson
Joy Street - Frances Parkinson Keyes
Across the River and into the Trees - Ernest Hemingwa
The Wall - John Herse
Zenith Radio Corporations Television Enchanted Evening by Zenith (1950)
Bosco Chocolate Syrup Plans to Run Away (1950)
Chesterfield Cigarettes Ad Rhonda Fleming (1950)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 11 January 1950 is such a special date for you!