Wednesday 19 July 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Simon Cadell and Tom McLoughlin.
The Furies, directed by Anthony Mann, 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 Gene Autry Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1950 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Simon Cadell: English actor (Hi-Di-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice).
- Tom McLoughlin: American mime, actor, singer, film writer and director.
- Per-Kristian Foss: Norwegian politician Norwegian Minister of Finance.
- Freddy Moore: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Adrian Noble: English director and screenwriter.
- French / Vietnamese offensive against Viet Minh
- New York Yanks obtain their 1st black players, Elston Howard and Frank Barnes
- Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Summi maeroris
- RKO Radio Pictures releases Disney's first entirely live-action feature film, Treasure Island, to theaters in the USA. The film is based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
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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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