Tuesday 15 August 1950US date format: 8/15/1950, UK date format: 15/8/1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Anne Princess Royal and Tom Kelly.
Rashomon, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Sleep Till Noon by Max Shulman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Innocents Abroad.
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- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Anne Princess Royal
- Tom Kelly: American baseball player, the one-time...
- Sam Cunningham: American athlete, a pro football player,...
- Andres Serrano
- Tommy Aldridge: American drummer (Motörhead Whitesnake...
- Anne : British royalty; the daughter of Queen...
- Rick Dees: Entertainer.
- Royal Anne: Royalty.
- Gary Larson: Cartoonist.
- Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor: England, United Kingdom -- Princess /...
- Thomas Aldrich: Country drummer (Black Oak Arkansas).
- William "Bill" Griffin: US singer (Miracles-Love Machine).
- Ezzard Charles TKOs Freddie Beshore in 14 for heavyweight boxing title
- Indians make their 1st triple play at Cleveland Stadium
- Indies Constitution goes into effect
- Joseph Pholien becomes Belgian Premier
- President Sukarno proclaims unity of Indonesia
- Rotterdam harbor strike begins
- 8.6 earthquake kills over 1,000 in Assam, India.
- Srikakulam district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.
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