Thursday 3 August 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include JoMari Payton Noble and Waldemar Cierpinski in the German Democratic Republic marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1976.
Sunset Blvd., directed by Billy Wilder, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 August 1950 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
- JoMari Payton Noble: Albany, Georgia -- Actress (Harriette-Family Matters).
- Waldemar Cierpinski in the German Democratic Republic marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1976: 1980).
- Jo Marie Payton: American actress.
- Gilles Boulouque: French magistrate, who was the investigating officer of the 1986 attacks (including the bombing of the Rue de Rennes) involving Iran.
- Linda Howard: American author.
- John Landis: American actor director producer and screenwriter
- Jo Payton: American actress and singer
- Ernesto Samper: Colombian economist and politician 29th President of Colombia
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1950 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Play a Simple Melody - Gary Crosby & Friend (Bing Crosby)
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