Tuesday 16 May 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Johannes Bednorz and Jock Bartley.
Annie Get Your Gun, directed by George Sidney, 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 The Alan Young Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1950
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1950 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Jock Bartley: rocker (Firefall).
- Johannes Bednorz: German superconductivity physicist (Nobel Prize 1987).
- Georg Bednorz: German physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Ray Condo: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2004).
- Bruce Coville: American author.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bewitched - Harmonicats (Jan August Orchestra)
- I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine - Patti Page
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?