Friday 23 June 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sally Geeson and Nicholas Cleobury.
Destination Moon, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Garry Moore Show.
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- J??i (L?go) - Latvia
- Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
- The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- National holiday - Luxembourg
- Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
- Victory Day - Estonia
- Father's Day - Poland
- Sally Geeson: Sussex, England -- Actress (Bless This House).
- Nicholas Cleobury: English organist and conductor.
- Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women
- Yanks and Tigers hit record 11 HRs, Tigers win 10-9
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