Tuesday 23 May 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Linda Thompson in Memphis and Jacques Accambray.
The Asphalt Jungle, directed by John Huston, 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 Broadway Open House.
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1950 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Linda Thompson in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; actress (Hee Haw).
- Jacques Accambray: French track and field athlete, who set a world junior record in men's hammer throw in 1969.
- Jenny Aurness: American noted family, daughter of actor James Arness.
- Linda Thompson: Movie Actress.
- Bruce Hay: Scottish rugby player and engineer (d. 2007).
- Martin McGuinness: Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bewitched - Harmonicats (Jan August Orchestra)
- I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine - Patti Page
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