Saturday 16 December 1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ieremia Tabai and Roy Schuiten.
Kim, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Charlie Wild, Private Detective.
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- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Ieremia Tabai: President of Kiribati (Gilbert Islands) (1979-91).
- Roy Schuiten: Dutch track and road cyclist racer, he became a team manager before starting a restaurant.
- Isaac Starkman: Professional astrologer in Israel, specializing in birth time rectification.
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- Claudia Cohen: American gossip columnist and socialite (Born 1950).
- Otto Vrieslander: Composer, dies at 70.
- Truman proclaims state of emergency against Communist imperialism
- US President Harry Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism".
- U.S. President Harry S. Truman declares a state of emergency, after Chinese troops enter the fight with communist North Korea in the Korean War.
- The Office of Defense Mobilization is established in the United States.
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