Monday 17 April 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include L Scott Caldwell and Charles Pieri.
Wagon Master, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while A Guide To Confident Living by Norman Vincent Peale 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..
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1950 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- L Scott Caldwell: American actress.
- Charles Pieri: French militant Corsican nationalist, known for his alleged links with Corsican banditry.
- Kevin Porter: American athlete, played pro basketball for ten seasons beginning in 1972.
- Gérard Schivardi: French politician.
- L Caldwell: American actress and director.
- Bruce McNall: American former NHL team owner
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- Count Every Star - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
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