Monday 20 February 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Voldstad and Walter Becker in New York City.
Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Horse'S Mouth by Joyce Cary was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Your Show of Shows.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1950 ?
- John Voldstad: Oslo, Norway -- Actor (Darryl-Newhart).
- Walter Becker in New York City: New York, USA; rock bassist (Steely Dan - "Peg").
- Jozef Jordaens: Belgian rower.
- Walter Becker: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Steely Dan).
- Peter Marinello: Scottish footballer.
- Tony Wilson: English journalist and businessman (d. 2007)
- Dylan Thomas arrives in NYC for his 1st US poetry reading tour
- WOL-AM in Washington DC swaps calls with WWDC
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme
- My Foolish Heart - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra
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