Saturday 13 May 1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John "Jocko" Marcellino and Stevie Wonder [Steveland Morris] in Saginaw.
Fortunes of Captain Blood, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Sleep Till Noon by Max Shulman was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- John "Jocko" Marcellino: Rocker / actor (Tagget, Hot to Trot, Rain Man).
- Stevie Wonder [Steveland Morris] in Saginaw: Michigan, USA; singer/songwriter ("I Just Called To Say I Love You", "Superstition", "You are The Sunshine of My Life", "My Cherie Amour").
- Patrick Giani: French astrologer and writer, specializing in psychological and Karmic astrology.
- William Grant: American executive and CEO of BMA, a producer of test laboratories for health and life insurance companies.
- Stevie Wonder: American musician, a singer and performer who has been given many awards, not only for his talent but for doing benefit concerts and philanthropic contributions, as well as his inspirational quality of character.
- Danny Kirwan: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Fleetwood Mac)
- Manning Marable: American author and academic (d. 2011)
- Bobby Valentine: American baseball player and manager
- The first round of the Formula One World Championship is held at Silverstone.
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