Friday 11 August 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Steve Wozniak and Erik Brann.
No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
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- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Steve Wozniak: American entrepreneur, a self-taught computer engineer who designed virtually the entire product line that enabled Apple Corporation to go from a two-man garage operation to a half-billion dollar a year business in six years.
- Erik Brann: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003).
- Erik Braunn: Boston, Massachusetts -- Rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly).
- Gennidy Nikonov: Russian weapon engineer, designer of the AN-94 attack rifle (d. 2003).
- Elya Baskin: Latvian-American actor.
- Gennadiy Nikonov: Russian engineer designed the AN-94 rifle (d. 2003).
- 17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 17, Philadelphia 7 (88,885)
- Hitting just .279, Yank great Joe DiMaggio is benched for 1st time
- King Boudouin I takes oath as royal Prince of Belgium
- Boston Braves' pitcher Vern Bickford no-hits Brooklyn Dodgers, 7-0.
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