Tuesday 22 August 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 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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- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Ray Burris: American baseball player and coach.
- Lewis Libby: American White House Chief of Staff for George W. Bush.
- Leopold Stokowski: American noted family, the son of Leopold Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt.
- Nicolas Tavernost: French business leader, the chief executive of the M6 television channel since 26 May 2000.
- Teresa Davis: Rocker.
- Scooter Libby: American lawyer and political aide, he is perhaps best known for his involvement in the 2003 leakage of t an undercover CIA agent's name to the press. At the time he was Chief of Staff to Vice President Richard Cheney. The agent's name was Valerie Plame, and she was the wife of Richard Wilson, former Ambassador to Iraq and critic of the Bush administration's stance and actions on Iraq. The suspicion was the Plame's name was leaked to the press in retaliation for a harsh article Wilson had writte
- Kirk Bryan: American geologist and academic (d. 1950).
- Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)
- Althea Gibson becomes the first black competitor in international tennis.
- Rotterdam harbor strike end
- The Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary is founded in Tagbilaran City, Philippines.
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