Monday 17 July 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Phoebe Snow and Gordon M Brown.
Broken Arrow, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while I Leap Over The Wall by Monica Baldwin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1950 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Phoebe Snow: American singer and songwriter who released her first album in 1975.
- Gordon M Brown
- Gordon Brown: Former American astrologer, the head of "Aquariana Software Design" in San Diego, which did put out astrological software.
- Robert Deleuse: French novelist, short story writer, essayist, adapter, translator, and literary events designer.
- Derek de Lint: Dutch actor.
- Damon Harris: American singer (The Temptations) (d. 2013).
- P Soles: German-American actress.
- PJ Soles: German-born American actress.
- Indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka
- The Suppression of Communism Act, passed on June 26, comes into force in South Africa.
- Florence Chadwick swims across the English Channel in 13 hours, 22 minutes.
- A bomb-laden B-29 Superfortress crashes into a residential area in California 17 are killed, 68 injured.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Tony Martin - La Vie En Rose
- Tzena, Tzena, Tzena - Mitch Miller & His Orchestra
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