November 1950 calendar

November 1950
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 1950.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 1950: find out below

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1950?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1950 Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.
  • 02 Nov 1950 Barrier opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 04 Nov 1950 Barrier closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 05 Nov 1950 Philippines President Quirino ends emergency crisis
  • 06 Nov 1950 Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP / GM of Pittsburgh Pirates
  • 07 Nov 1950 French women and children leaves Hanoi / Tonkin-delta
  • 08 Nov 1950 1st jet-plane battle ever, in Korean War
  • 09 Nov 1950 Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 10 Nov 1950 After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
  • 11 Nov 1950 The Mattachine Society is founded in Los Angeles as the first gay-liberation organization.
  • 12 Nov 1950 Gene Roberts sets NFL New York Giants rushing record (218 yards) against Chicago Cardinals.
  • 13 Nov 1950 US win 1st world championship bridge contest
  • 15 Nov 1950 1st Negro player in organized hockey-Arthur Dorrington signed
  • 16 Nov 1950 Egyptian King Faruk demands departure of all British troops
  • 18 Nov 1950 South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions
  • 19 Nov 1950 US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe
  • 20 Nov 1950 T. S. Eliot speaks against television in the UK.
  • 22 Nov 1950 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18
  • 24 Nov 1950 Guys & Dolls opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 1200 performances
  • 25 Nov 1950 Tickets, Please closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 245 performances
  • 26 Nov 1950 China enters Korean conflict, sending troops across Yalu River.
  • 27 Nov 1950 Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract
  • 29 Nov 1950 Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.
  • 30 Nov 1950 US President Truman threatens China with atom bomb

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1950?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - One Finger Melody
  2. - To Think You've Chosen Me
  3. - Harbor Lights
  4. - The Tennessee Waltz
  5. - Oh, Babe!

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

Toy Story

Toy Story

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Country: United States of America

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States of America

Heat

Heat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Country: United States of America

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1950?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Lift Up Your Heart by Fulton J. Sheen

Lift Up Your Heart

By:

Blue cloth hardback

Country Chronicle by Angela Thirkell

Country Chronicle

By:

"A Barsetshire novel, the goings on in Barsetshire a mirror on wartime English market town life"

Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago Confidential

By:

Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

Son Of A Hundred Kings by Thomas B. Costain

Son Of A Hundred Kings

By:

Ludar Prentice, a young boy travels to Canada to live with his father only to find him dead. Ludar, having been bought up by a couple who took him in, is

Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway

Across The River And Into The Trees

By:

HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story