Tuesday 8 August 1950US date format: 8/8/1950, UK date format: 8/8/1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Martine Aubry and Ken Kutaragi.
Alina, directed by Giorgio Pastina, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Grand Alliance by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Innocents Abroad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 August 1950
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1950 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Martine Aubry: French politician.
- Ken Kutaragi: Japanese businessman created PlayStation.
- Sarah Dunant: English author and critic.
- Rodney Crowell: Musician.
- Lucjan Lis: Polish-German cyclist (d. 2015).
- Willie Hall: American drummer and producer (The Blues Brothers The Bar-Kays and Booker T. & the M.G.
- Alan Keyes: Politician.
- Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA All-American Golf Open
- Winston Churchill supports idea of a pan-European army allied with Canada and the U.S.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Goodnight, Irene - Red Foley & Ernest Tubb
- Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) - Ames Brothers
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?