Thursday 12 October 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Susan Anton in Oak Glen and Susan Anton.
Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Somerset Maugham TV Theatre.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1950 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Susan Anton in Oak Glen: California, USA; actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever).
- Susan Anton: American actress, singer, dancer and beauty queen.
- Robin Askwith: English actor.
- Caroline Ellis: English actress and singer.
- Dave Freudenthal: American economist and politician 31st Governor of Wyoming.
- Call Me Madam opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 644 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1950 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Nevertheless (I'm In Love with You) - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
- Harbor Lights - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra
- Mr. Touchdown, U.S.A. - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
- All My Love (Bolero) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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