Thursday 2 February 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robertino Rossellini and Libby Purves.
Young Man with a Horn, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while White Collar Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Stage Door.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 February 1950
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1950 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Robertino Rossellini: Italian real estate advisor living in Monaco, a friend and frequent escort of Princess Caroline with whom he skis in Austria.
- Libby Purves: English journalist and author.
- Barbara Sukowa: German stage actress named Best Actress at the Berlin's film festival.
- Robert Guralnick
- Jean-Claude Mignon
- Constantin Caratheodory: Greek mathematician (Born 1873).
- Arms & the Girl opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 134 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1950 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Bing Crosby - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
- Teresa Brewer - (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music!
- Rag Mop - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
- Johnnie Lee Wills - Rag Mop
- It Isn't Fair - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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