Friday 7 July 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pedro Aspe and Michael Hawes.
Winchester '73, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Captain Sam Grant by Lloyd Lewis 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 7 July 1950 ?
- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Pedro Aspe: Mexican politician and treasurer.
- Michael Hawes: American photographer who had his own business in February 1979.
- Drew Lawrence: Canadian pro Vedic astrologer and Sanskrit translator.
- 1st Farnborough airshow held
- 64th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Budge Patty beats Sedgman (61 8-10 62 63)
- 79th British Golf Open: Bobby Locke shoots a 279 at Royal Troon
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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