Tuesday 24 October 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Miroslav Sladek and Terry Buffin.
Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while World And Enough Time by Robert Penn Warren was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Terry Buffin: Rock drummer (British Lions).
- Miroslav Sladek: Czech politician.
- May Pang: Chinese-American private secretary and assistant to John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1970.
- Asa Hartford
- Iggy Arroyo: Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 2012).
- Karen Austin: American actress.
- Pablove Black: Jamaican singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer.
- Rawly Eastwick: American baseball player.
- Steven Greenberg: American singer-songwriter and producer (Lipps Inc.
- Tom Myers: American football player.
- Miguel Pichetto: Argentinian lawyer and politician.
- Miroslav Sládek: Czech politician.
- Gabriella Sica: Italian poet and author.
- Maria Teschler-Nicola: Austrian biologist anthropologist and ethnologist.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) - Ray Anthony
- Perry Como & Betty Hutton - A Bushel and a Peck
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