Monday 30 October 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Richard Clarke: American civil servant who was catapulted from a behind-the-scenes bureaucrat to the spotlight on March 21, 2004 when he was interviewed on the news show, "60 Minutes.
- Phil Chenier: NBA guard (Washington Bullets).
- John T Doolittle: (Rep-R-California).
- Louise Duart: Quincy, Massachusetts -- Comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5).
- Kimball Gage: American noted family, the son of actress Esther Williams and her second husband, singer/actor Ben Gage.
- The Jayuya Uprising is started by Puerto Rican Nationalists against the United States.
- Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate U.S. President Harry S. Truman, who is staying at the Blair-Lee House in Washington, D.C. during White House repairs.
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