Thursday 8 June 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kathy Whitton Baker in Midland and Elmar Oliveira in Waterbury.
Kind Hearts and Coronets, directed by Robert Hamer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Armstrong Circle Theatre.
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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Kathy Whitton Baker in Midland: Texas, USA; actress (Right Stuff, Sixteen Candles).
- Elmar Oliveira in Waterbury: Connecticut, USA; violinist (Naumburg 1978).
- Sônia Braga: Brazilian actress who was on TV by 14, and then starred in a series of Brazilian soap operas.
- Sonia Braga: Brazilian actress.
- Kathy Baker: American actress.
- Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs)
- Jean Duvieusart becomes Belgian Premier
- Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the only Australian-born Field Marshal in Australian history.
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