Thursday 9 February 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Hayman and Lloyd Weldon Keasor.
Madeleine, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Glamour-Go-Round.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 February 1950
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1950 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- David Hayman
- Lloyd Weldon Keasor: Pumphrey, Maryland -- Wrestler (1976 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Terry Hawkins: Theatre administrator.
- Andrew N Meltzoff: Developmental psychologist.
- John Heschinger: American administrator and CEO in charge of Hechinger, a hardware chain that is expanding into a warehouse-style retailer.
- Sen Joseph McCarthy charges State Department infested with 205 communists
- Second Red Scare: Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with Communists.
- Two Viet Minh battalions attack a French base in French Indochina.
- Finland recognizes Indonesia.
- Pro-communist riots erupt in Paris.
- The European Broadcasting Union is founded.
- Albert Einstein warns that nuclear war could lead to mutual destruction.
- The U.S. Army begins to deploy anti-aircraft cannons to protect nuclear stations and military targets.
- British Columbia B-36 crash - The U.S. Air Force loses a Convair B-36 bomber that carried an Mark 4 nuclear bomb off the west coast of Canada, and produces the world's first Broken Arrow.amp!--Was this term, in fact, used in 1950? Does it really qualify, as the core was a lead training dummy?--amp
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Frankie Laine - The Cry Of The Wild Goose
- Rag Mop - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra
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