Saturday 26 August 1950
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Cowsill and Annette Badland.
The Black Rose, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer was one of the best selling books.
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Richard Cowsill: Newport, Rhode Island -- Rocker (Cowsills-Hair, We Can Fly).
- Annette Badland: TV Actress.
- Benjamin Hendrickson: American actor (Born 1950).
- Jüri Okas: Estonian painter and architect.
- Ahmet Özhan: Turkish singer conductor and actor.
- 39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)
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