Thursday 15 June 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Father of the Bride, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 15 June 1950 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Mark Arnott: Chicago, Illinois -- Actor (Return of the Secaucus 7).
- Guy Scotto: French engineer, the foreman at the Hospital in Nice.
- François De La Brosse: French business leader, who heads the ZNZ advertising agency (formerly Z Group) which he founded in 1980.
- Juliana Azumah-Mensah: Ghanaian nurse and politician.
- Lakshmi Mittal: Indian-English businessman.
- Noddy Holder: rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade - "Cum On Feel The Noize").
- Dutch police seize condoms
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bonaparte's Retreat - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra
- Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole (Les Baxter & His Orchestra)
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