Thursday 6 July 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Phyllis Hyman and Ramon Guzman.
Winchester '73, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Andy Pandy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1950 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Phyllis Hyman: Jazz singer.
- Ramon Guzman: Jockey.
- Sultan Rakhmanov: Super heavyweight (1980 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Helene Scherrer: Canadian politician.
- John Byrne: English-American author and illustrator.
- Fats Navarro: American trumpet player and composer (d. 1950).
- German DR recognizes Oder-Neisse borders with Poland
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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