Sunday 19 March 1950
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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.
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- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- James Redfield: American writer and therapist, the author of the "Celestine Prophecy," which was the number one international bestseller in 1996.
- Marlis Alt: German dancer, soloist and choreographer.
- Tonius Timmermann: German music therapist, author and astrologer.
- Norma Brown: American student of astrology from May 1973.
- Jose Palma: Filipino archbishop.
- Steve Houben: Belgian jazz saxophonist and flutist. He was born in 1950. In the mid-1970s, he attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Houben created on his return to Belgium the jazz seminar at the Liège conservatory, in association with Henri Pousseur. In his long career he played with a.o. Joe Newman, Bill Frisell, Toots Thielemans, Chet Baker, Mike Stern, George Coleman and Gerry Mulligan. He won the Belgian Golden Django in 2000 for best Belgian artist (first winner of the new category). He curre
- Edgar Rice Burroughs: Sci-fi Author (Tarzan of the Apes), dies at 74.
- City College of New York defeats Bradley 69-61 to win the NIT championship.
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