Thursday 20 April 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chandra Babu Naidu and Alexander Lebed.
The Big Lift, directed by George Seaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier 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 20 April 1950 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Chandra Babu Naidu: Indian politician.
- Alexander Lebed: Russian politician and military leader.
- Colin Prescot: British balloonist, he and a teammate, Andy Elson, attempted to circumnavigate the world in a balloon in 1999.
- Steve Erickson: American author and critic.
- Robert Mair: English engineer and academic.
- N Naidu: Indian politician 13th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
- Milt Wilcox: American baseball player
- Baltimore's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League.
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- Count Every Star - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
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