Monday 9 January 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rio Reiser and Alec Jeffreys.
All the King's Men, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Man With The Golden Arm by Nelson Algren was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1950 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Rio Reiser: German musician, singer for the rock group Ton Steine Scherben.
- Alec Jeffreys: English geneticist and academic.
- David Johansen: [Buster Poindexter] in New York; singer ("Hot! Hot! Hot!").
- The Israeli government recognizes the People's Republic of China.
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