Tuesday 11 July 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include J R Morgan and Jorma Takala.
Winchester '73, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Seeds Of Treason by Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Andy Pandy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1950 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- J R Morgan: British classical scholar.
- Jorma Takala: Finnish professional criminal, a thief who robbed a bank and took two hostages, 8 August 1986.
- Anne Zamberlan: French actress, writer and designer.
- Pervez Hoodbhoy: Pakistani physicist and academic.
- Bruce McGill: American actor.
- Timotei Popovici: Composer, dies at 79.
- 17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chicago Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game
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