Sunday 16 April 1950
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Wagon Master, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 16 April 1950 and get them!
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1950 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
See other famous people born on 16 April
Robert Dutil: Canadian businessman and politician.
David Graf: American actor, best known for his role as the gun-totting Sgt.
David Graf in Lancaster: Ohio, USA; actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6, Councilman Nash - He's the Mayor).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1950 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Count Every Star - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in April 1950?
- Life: Young horsewoman
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ted Williams -- Apr. 10, 1950
- Life: Broadways The Innocents
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
When the beautiful, imperious and moneyed Grace Caldwell Tate wants something she goes after it. Her affair scandalises Pennsylvania's elite and she must face the costs to her marriage and the man she really loves.
An enormously entertaining classic, THE WAY WEST brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to THE BIG SKY, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman's return to the untamed West in 1846.
The third comic novel in the delightful World War II series featuring Mrs. Feeley, Miss Tinkham and Mrs. Rasmussen, grand beer drinkers one and all.
The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome.
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