Saturday 30 December 1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yunus I Mahomed and Patrick Kessel.
Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Red Ryder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 December 1950 ?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Yunus I Mahomed: South African attorney / leader (UDF).
- Patrick Kessel: French freemason.
- Timothy Mo: Chinese-English author.
- Lewis Shiner: American journalist and author.
- Bjarne Stroustrup: Danish computer scientist created the C++ programming language.
- Martti Vainio: Finnish runner
- Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia become Independent states in French Union.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1950 ?
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- Christmas In Killarney - Dennis Day
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