Monday 3 July 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Damon Harris and Jim Hahn.
The Flame and the Arrow, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Roosevelt In Retrospect by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Your Hit Parade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 July 1950 ?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Damon Harris: Baltimore, Maryland -- Rocker (Temptations-My Girl).
- Jim Hahn: American politician, a lifelong resident of Los Angeles.
- Jan Zajic: Czechoslovakian activist, a student and patriot who became a national hero when he burned himself to death in response to the Soviet Invasion on 8/21/1968.
- Ewen Chatfield: New Zealand cricketer.
- James Hahn: American judge and politician 40th Mayor of Los Angeles.
- 1st time US and North Korean forces clash in Korean War
- Casey Stengel asks Joe DiMaggio to play 1st base (handles 13 chances)
- First time US and North Korean forces clash in the Korean War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Tzena, Tzena, Tzena - Weavers (Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra)
- Mona Lisa - Victor Young & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cherry)
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