Monday 30 October 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John T Doolittle and Louise Duart.
Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, 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.
On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Herbert
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Saturninus
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- John T Doolittle: (Rep-R-California).
- Louise Duart: Quincy, Massachusetts -- Comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5).
- Phil Chenier: NBA guard (Washington Bullets).
- Richard Clarke: American civil servant who was catapulted from a behind-the-scenes bureaucrat to the spotlight on March 21, 2004 when he was interviewed on the news show, "60 Minutes.
- Kimball Gage: American noted family, the son of actress Esther Williams and her second husband, singer/actor Ben Gage.
- The Jayuya Uprising is started by Puerto Rican Nationalists against the United States.
- Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate U.S. President Harry S. Truman, who is staying at the Blair-Lee House in Washington, D.C. during White House repairs.
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