Saturday January 07, 1950, Orthodox Christmas
US date format: 1/7/1950, UK date format: 7/1/1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include 2015 shooting at Charlie Hebdo and Erin Gray.
Whirlpool, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Wall by John Herse was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Escape.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 07, 1950?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Happy as Larry closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 3 performances
- Mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, kills 41 (Davenport, Iowa).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 1950?
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- Peggy Lee & Mel Torme - The Old Master Painter
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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