Tuesday 16 May 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Asphalt Jungle, directed by John Huston, 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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- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Georg Bednorz: German physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Ray Condo: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2004).
- Bruce Coville: American author.
- Johannes Bednorz: German superconductivity physicist (Nobel Prize 1987).
- Jock Bartley: rocker (Firefall).
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