Tuesday 2 May 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick and Lou Gramm.
D.O.A., directed by Rudolph Mat, 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 Alan Young Show.
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- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
- Lou Gramm: American vocalist (Foreigner).
- Olivier Duhamel: French university professor and politician.
- Robbie McIntosh: Scottish musician, drummer and band member of the group, Average White Band (AWB.
- Simon Gaskell: English chemist and academic.
- Duncan Gay: Australian businessman and politician.
- Richard Ground: Richard Ground English lawyer and judge (d. 2014).
- Lou Gramm in Rochester: New York, USA; rocker (Foreigner - "I Want to Know What Love Is").
- Eve Kosovsky Sedgwick: American poet and educator, a creative writer and professor of English at prestigious eastern universities.
- Carlo Terrons Giuditta, premieres in Milan
- Dutch 1st Chamber accept Laws on immigration
- Dutch Prime Minister Malan recognizes South Africa but not People's Republic of China.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Mindy Carson - My Foolish Heart
- Bewitched - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra
- Hoop-Dee-Doo - Perry Como & Fontane Sisters
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