Wednesday 15 November 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gilles Pudlowski and Mac Maurice Wilkins.
Pygmy Island, directed by William Berke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rancho Alegre.
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Which were the important events of 15 November 1950 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Gilles Pudlowski
- Mac Maurice Wilkins: Discus thrower (1st to break 70m).
- Francesco Franchi: Italian film director.
- Egon Vaupel: German lawyer and politician 16th Mayor of Marburg.
- 1st Negro player in organized hockey-Arthur Dorrington signed
- Arthur Dorrington is 1st black man in organized hockey (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League
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