Monday 20 November 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gary Green and Jacqueline Gourault.
Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Gary Green: Rocker (Gentle Giant).
- Jacqueline Gourault: French politician, a member of the Senate of France, representing the Loir-et-Cher department.
- David Kemper: American banker and CEO in charge of Commerce Bancshares.
- Francesco Cilea: Italian composer and academic (d. 1950).
- T. S. Eliot speaks against television in the UK.
- Anti-British riots erupt in Egypt.
- Shirley Temple announces her retirement from show business.
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