Monday 24 July 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Goutam Ghose and Sam Behrens.
The Furies, directed by Anthony Mann, 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 Gene Autry Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 July 1950 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Goutam Ghose: Director (Patang, Voyage Beyond, Paar).
- Sam Behrens: Actor (Jake Meyer- General Hospital, Sunset Beach, LA Law).
- Arliss Ryan: American author.
- Marc Jampole: American poet.
- V-2 / WAC Corporal rocket launch; 1st launch from Cape Canaveral
- Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida begins operations with the launch of a Bumper rocket.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Count Every Star - Dick Haymes (Artie Shaw Orchestra)
- Tzena, Tzena, Tzena - Vic Damone
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