Saturday 18 March 1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brad Dourif in Huntington and John Hartman in Falls Church.
Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Beat the Clock.
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- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Brad Dourif in Huntington: West Virginia, USA; actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty).
- John Hartman in Falls Church: Virginia, USA; rock drummer (Doobie Brothers - "Taking it to the Streets").
- James Conlon in New York City: New York, USA; conductor (Cincinnati May Festival-1979).
- Rod Milburn: American athlete (d. 1997).
- Tony Jackett: American, the biological father of Ava Worthington, the toddler who was found near the body of her murdered mother, Christa Worthington on January 6, 2002.
- Brad Dourif: Movie Actor
- James Conlon: American conductor and educator
- John Hartman: American drummer (Doobie Brothers)
- Eiji Okuda: Japanese actor and film director
- Linda Partridge: English geneticist and academic
- Larry Perkins: Australian race car driver
- Touch & Go closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 176 performances
- CCNY beats Bradley 69-61 for the NIT championship
- The Belgian government collapses as a referendum votes in favour of the return from exile of King Léopold III.
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