Sunday 15 January 1950
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Lynn Jones in Bexar and Marius Tresor.
Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- David Lynn Jones in Bexar: Arkansas, USA; country singer (Bonnie Jean).
- Marius Tresor: French footballer.
- Martine Monteil: French senior police official, the first woman to head the 'Brigade des Stups' (narcotics squad), the 'Mondaine' (anti-pimping) and anti-crime squads (Répression du Banditisme and the Crim).
- Marius Trésor: French football/soccer defender.
- MLarcel Paterni: .
- 4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Washington DC.
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