Monday 28 August 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ron "Louisiana and Ron Guidry.
The Black Rose, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1950 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Ron "Louisiana: Lightning" Guidry; New York Yankees' pitcher (Cy Young 1978).
- Ron Guidry: American baseball pitcher, a Yankee all-time stopper with a fastball of 96 mph.
- Tony Martin: American noted family, the son of singer Tony Martin and dancer Cyd Charisse.
- Tony Husband: English cartoonist.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Goodnight, Irene - Jo Stafford
- Patti Page - All My Love (Bolero)
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