Friday 19 May 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ron Brandsteder and Tadeusz Ślusarski.
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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- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Ron Brandsteder: Dutch radio and television host, actor, comic and singer.
- Tadeusz Ślusarski: Polish pole vaulter (d. 1998).
- New York Times reports of worlds smallest and dumbest mechanical brain
- A barge containing munitions destined for Pakistan explodes in the harbor at South Amboy, New Jersey, devastating the city.
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