Friday 27 January 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Third Man, directed by Carol Reed, 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 27 January 1950 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Derek Acorah: English medium and television host.
- Amos Grunebaum: Israeli-born physician.
- Alex Norton: Scottish television and film actor.
- Gigliola Ferioli: Italian homicide victim, killed by her drug-addicted son November 1991.
- Thomas Finneran: American politician.
- Karen Kondazian in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; actress (Irene - Shannon, Mortal Sins).
- 2nd Emmy Awards: Ed Wynn Show and Texaco Star Theater win
- In Los Angeles, California, the 2nd Annual Emmy Awards are presented. Best Children's Show: Time for Beany
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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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