Wednesday 18 October 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Merry Martin in Camden and Patrick L Swindall.
Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Spanish Gardener by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Stu Erwin Show.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Merry Martin in Camden: Michigan, USA; actress (Leslie - Peter Loves Mary).
- Patrick L Swindall: (Rep-R-Georgia, 1985- ).
- David Dukelow: American astrologer, a scholar and former teacher in public schools until losing interest in the academic environment.
- Luiz Paula: Brazilian author and psychic.
- Wendy Wasserstein: American playwright, a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist known for her plays about educated women facing challenges in post-liberation America.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Harbor Lights - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Eddie Fisher - Thinking of You
- I'll Always Love You (Querida Mia) - Dinah Shore
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