Thursday 30 November 1950
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Gordon and Kathryn Witt in Miami.
Kim, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 November 1950 ?
- Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
- Official End of the Hurricane Season
- Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
- Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Barbados - Independence Day (from Britain, 1966)
- Greg Gordon: Rock vocalist (Boys Band).
- Kathryn Witt in Miami: Florida, USA; actress (Pam - Flying High, Lenny).
- Margaret Whitton in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Barbara - Hometown, Major League).
- Paul Westphal NBA guard (Boston Celtics: Phoenix Suns).
- Chris Claremont: British comic book writer.
- PD Westphal: American basketball player who was with the Boston Celtics as a first-round draft pick from 1972-84. He also was with Phoenix, Seattle, and New York teams before becoming the head coach of the Phoenix Suns in 1992; he was fired after four seasons.
- Tom Durkin: American sportscaster
- US President Truman threatens China with atom bomb
- Douglas MacArthur threatens to use nuclear weapons in Korea.
- Korean War: General Walton Walker orders United Nations forces to evacuate North Korea.
- Mt. Etna erupts in Sicily.
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