Friday 16 June 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jesse Dizon in Oceanside and Alain Gillot-Petre.
The Gunfighter, directed by Henry King, 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 Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 16 June 1950 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
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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