Thursday 27 April 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kiyokazu Kitamura and Paul Lockyer.
D.O.A., directed by Rudolph Mat, 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 Alan Young Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 April 1950 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- Kiyokazu Kitamura: Japanese religious leader (known as Himegamisama: 'Honourable Princess God') who in 1968 succeeded her grandmother, Kitamura Sayo (1900-1967, known as Ogamisama), as leader of the Shinto-based new religion, Tenshō Kōtai Jingū-kyō (Dancing Religion) which Ogamisama founded in 1945.
- Paul Lockyer: Australian journalist (d. 2011).
- Tickets, Please opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 245 performances
- South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races.
- Apartheid: In South Africa, the Group Areas Act is passed formally segregating races.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1950 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Bewitched - Bill Snyder Orchestra
- Ray Anthony - Sentimental Me
- Sentimental Me - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
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