Wednesday 25 January 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 January 1950 ?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- Michael Cotton: rocker (Tubes).
- John Terry: American actor.
- Jean Ayrault: French politician and a member of the French Socialist Party.
- Jenny Nicholson: American professional astrologer who gained overnight fame when news of her appointment as an advisor to a Union County commission was picked up by API.
- Alex Türk: French politician, a member of the Senate of France, representing the Nord department.
- Gloria Naylor: US author (Women of Brewster Place)
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1950 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Red Foley - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
- I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs) - Tony Martin & Fran Warren
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