Saturday 11 March 1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Zucker in Milwaukee and Laure Adler.
Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Space Patrol.
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Which were the important events of 11 March 1950 ?
- Zambia - Youth Day.
- Saint Rosina
- Saint Alberta
- Saint Vindician
- Blessed Auria
- Lesotho - Moshoeshoe Day.
- Lithuania - Reestablishment of Lithuania's Independence.
- United States - Johnny Appleseed Day, 311 Day
- Blessed John Righi
- Jerry Zucker in Milwaukee: Wisconsin, USA; director (Airplane, Naked Gun).
- Laure Adler: French journalist, woman of letters, editor and producer.
- Katia Labèque: French international classical pianist (duo with her sister).
- Bobby McFerrin: American musician, jazz and pop vocalist, and conductor.
- Cathy Rowland: American model, Playboy plamate of the month August 1971.
- Jerry Zucker: American film producer and director who began producing movies with brother Dave Zucker, then went on to his own productions of "Ghost,"1990, "First Knight," 1995, and "My Best Friend's Wedding," 1997. He was co-executive producer of the TV series "Police Squad."
- Florence Arliss: Actress (Disraeli), dies at 78.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1950 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy - Phil Harris
- Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae - Dearie
- Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians - The Third Man Theme
- Eileen Barton - If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake
- Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - Music! Music! Music!
- Music! Music! Music! ?? - Carmen Cavallaro & His Orchestra
- Billy Eckstine - My Foolish Heart
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