Wednesday 12 April 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Werner and David Cassidy in New York City.
Wagon Master, directed by John Ford, 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 The Alan Young Show.
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- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Tom Werner: Owner (SD Padres) / producer (Roseanne, Cosby Show).
- David Cassidy in New York City: New York, USA; singer/actor (Keith - The Partridge Family).
- Flavio Briatore: Italian race car manager of Formula One.
- Chip Carter: American noted family the son of Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the U.S.
- David Cassidy: American singer and actor from a theatrical family, the son of Jack Cassidy and Evelyn Ward who divorced when he was three; his step-mother was Shirley Jones.
- Nick Sackman: English composer and educator
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