Monday 8 May 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Blankfield in Pasadena and Marc Veyrat-Durebex.
Please Believe Me, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1950 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Mark Blankfield in Pasadena: Texas, USA; comedian (Fridays, Good and Evil).
- Marc Veyrat-Durebex: French chef and restaurant owner awarded three Michelin stars; in 1986, 1987 and 1995.
- Robert Mugge: American music documentary filmmaker.
- Lepo Sumera: Estonian composer and educator (d. 2000).
- Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons
- China's Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Hoop-Dee-Doo - Kay Starr
- Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Roses
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