Tuesday 12 December 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Billy Smith in Ontario and Pedro Ferriz de Con.
Kim, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Gabby Hayes Show.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Billy Smith in Ontario: Canada; NHL goaltender (New York Islanders).
- Pedro Ferriz de Con: Mexican radio and TV news anchor.
- Richard Galliano: French jazz accordionist, who also plays trombone, piano and bandoneón.
- Rajinikanth : Indian film actor, media personality, and cultural icon.
- Pedro de Con: Mexican journalist.
- Heiner Flassbeck: German economist and academic
- Gorman Thomas: American baseball player
- Billy Smith: Canadian ice hockey player coach and manager
- Baseball owners vote to drop 4-year old bonus and high school rule
- 16th Heisman Trophy Award: Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (HB).
- Paula Ackerman, the first woman appointed to perform rabbinical functions in the United States, leads the congregation in her first services.
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