Wednesday 2 August 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kathryn Harrold in Tarzewell and Mathieu Carriere.
The Furies, directed by Anthony Mann, 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 Gene Autry Show.
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1950 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Kathryn Harrold in Tarzewell: Virginia, USA; actress (MacGruder and Loud).
- Mathieu Carriere: Hanover, Germany -- Actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames).
- Lance Ito: American bearded and bespectacled Japanese-American jurist who gained massive media attention as the presiding judge on the O.J.
- Jussi Adler-Olsen: Danish author and publisher.
- Kathryn Harrold: American actress.
- Sue Rodriguez: Canadian assisted suicide advocate (Born 1950)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1950 ?
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- Play a Simple Melody - Gary Crosby & Friend (Bing Crosby)
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