Friday 20 January 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Henk Batenburgh and Chuck Lefley.
Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while A Rage To Live by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Henk Batenburgh: Cabaret performer / singer (Waaldrecht).
- Chuck Lefley: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Edward Hirsch: American poet.
- Liza Goddard: British actress known for dramatic roles who began her career in Australia in 1965, working there for four years before returning to England.
- Daniel Benzali: Brazilian-American actor.
- William Mgimwa: Tanzanian banker and politician 13th Tanzanian Minister of Finance (d. 2014)
- Mahamane Ousmane: Nigerian politician President of Niger
- Dance Me a Song opens at Royale Theater NYC for 35 performances
- Suriname becomes independent part in Realm of the Netherlands
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