Wednesday 11 January 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Amar .
Whirlpool, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Bands.
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- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Paul Amar: French journalist and television presenter.
- Karin Michaelis: Writer, dies at 77.
- Huk guerrillas manhandle the town of Hermosa, Bataan in the Philippines.
- The British submarine ''Truculent'' collides with a Swedish oil tanker in the Thames Estuary and sinks 64 die.
- Cold War: U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson delivers his 'Perimeter Speech', outlining the boundary of U.S. security guarantees.
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