Wednesday 26 April 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yves Contassot and Sture Bergwall.
D.O.A., directed by Rudolph Mat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while I Leap Over The Wall by Monica Baldwin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Alan Young Show.
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1950 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Yves Contassot
- Sture Bergwall
- Peter Schaufuss: director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin).
- Howard "Leon": Reeder; rock guitarist (Champaign).
- Tom Norton: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Minnesota Twins for one season in 1972.
- G Murray Hulbert: American politician (Born 1881).
- Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Maryland is run.
- University of Miami ends William and Mary straight tennis match victories at 82.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1950 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Ray Anthony - Sentimental Me
- Bewitched - Bill Snyder Orchestra
- Sentimental Me - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
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