Wednesday 11 October 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andrew Woolfolk and Catlin Adams in Los Angeles.
Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Somerset Maugham TV Theatre.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 October 1950 ?
- Andrew Woolfolk: US pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star).
- Catlin Adams in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Ms Loomis - Square Pegs).
- Thomas J Tauke: (Rep-R-Iowa, 1979- ).
- Rene Bond: American porn actress (d. 1996).
- William Forstchen: American historian and author.
- Amos Gitai: Actor (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder)
- Patty Murray: American politician, senior senator of Washington
- Robert Pugh: Welsh actor and screenwriter
- Television: CBS's mechanical color system is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
- The second Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens.
- In East Germany, the Communists win 99.7% of the vote.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1950 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Mr. Touchdown, U.S.A. - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
- All My Love (Bolero) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Nevertheless (I'm In Love with You) - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
- Harbor Lights - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra
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