Thursday 6 April 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis E Eckart American politician (Representative-Democrat-Ohio and Claire Morissette.
Titanic, directed by Herbert Selpin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Sea Eagles by John Jennings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Alan Young Show.
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- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Dennis E Eckart American politician (Representative-Democrat-Ohio: 1981-).
- Claire Morissette: Canadian cycling activist (d. 2007).
- Cleo Odzer: American anthropologist and author (d. 2001).
- John F Dulles becomes advisor to US Secretary of State Dean Acheson.
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