Friday 13 January 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John McNaughton and Georgie Borkowski.
Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, 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 Rocky King, Detective.
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1950 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- John McNaughton: American film director.
- Georgie Borkowski: American astrologer married to Don Borkowski in 1976; one gifted son, Ian, born on 8/05/1978.
- Veronica De Laurentiis: Italian noted family and the first daughter of Silvano Mangano and Dino De Laurentiis.
- Charles Prince: American businessman, former CEO of Citigroup.
- Clive Betts: English economist and politician.
- Bob Forsch: American baseball player (d. 2011)
- Gholam Mazloumi: Iranian footballer and manager (d. 2014)
- Finland forms diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1950 ?
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- The Old Master Painter - Peggy Lee & Mel Torme
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