Thursday 16 November 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Frogier and Fanny Delbrice.
Pygmy Island, directed by William Berke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rancho Alegre.
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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Pierre Frogier
- Fanny Delbrice: French actress, known for Le triomphe de l'amour (1979), Womanlight (1979) and Mon ami Gaylord (1979).
- Juan Romero: Politician.
- David Leisure: American actor.
- Carl J Meade: Illinois, United States -- Major USAF / Astronaut (STS 38, STS 50, 64).
- David Wilson-Johnson: English actor and singer.
- Manuel Zamora: Filipino farmer and politician.
- John Swartzwelder: American television writer and novelist.
- Bob Smith: American co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
- Egyptian King Faruk demands departure of all British troops
- UN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps
- US President Truman proclaims emergency crisis caused by communist threat
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