Monday 16 January 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Debbie Allen in Houston and Debbie Allen.
Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while A Rage To Live by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1950 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Debbie Allen in Houston: Texas, USA; dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia - Fame).
- Debbie Allen: American dancer and actress, younger sister of Phylicia Rashad.
- Damo Suzuki: Japanese-born singer for the influential 70's-era German underground rock group, CAN for three years beginning in 1970.
- Brian Castro: Hong Kong-Australian author and academic.
- Robert Schimmel: American comedian actor and producer (d. 2010).
- Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands recognize Israel.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1950 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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