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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1947 1948 194919501951 1952 1953
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1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. It is also the index year, or year 0, that scientists use for before present figures.

Contents

  1. Events of 1950
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing · World population
  2. Births
  3. Deaths
  4. Nobel Prizes · Fields Medalists
  5. See also · Notes · External links

Events of 1950

January

January 15: Mount Lamington erupts in New Guinea.

February

March

  • March 1
  • March 3 – Poland states that it intends to exile all Germans.
  • March 8
  • March 12 – A plane carrying returning rugby fans from Ireland to Wales crashes near Llandow, with the loss of 80 lives.
  • March 12–March 13 – In Belgium, the referendum over the monarchy shows 57.7% support the return of King Léopold III, 42.3% against.
  • March 14 – The ship Cygnet hits a mine off the Dutch coast.
  • March 17 – University of California, Berkeley researchers announce the creation of element 98, which they have named "californium".
  • March 20 – The Polish government decides to confiscate the property of the Polish Catholic Church.
  • March 22 – Egypt demands that Britain remove all its troops in the Suez Canal.
  • March 23 – The 22nd Academy Awards ceremony is held.
  • March 23 – World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

April

  • April 14 – Influential British comic Eagle (comic) is launched
  • April 15 – Belgian King Leopold III announces that he is ready to abdicate in favor of his son Baudouin.
  • April 24 – Jordan formally annexes the West Bank.
  • April 27

May

June

July

  • July 16 – Uruguay beat Brazil 2–1 to win the 1950 World Cup.
  • July 17 – The Suppression of Communism Act, passed on June 26, comes into force in South Africa.

August

September

October

November

December

Undated

Ongoing

World population

Births

1950 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1950
MCML
Ab urbe condita 2703
Armenian calendar 1399
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Bahá'í calendar 106 – 107
Bengali calendar 1357
Berber calendar 2900
Buddhist calendar 2494
Burmese calendar 1312
Byzantine calendar 7458 – 7459
Chinese calendar 己丑年十一月十三日
(4586/4646-11-13)
— to —
庚寅年十一月廿三日
(4587/4647-11-23)
Coptic calendar 1666 – 1667
Ethiopian calendar 1942 – 1943
Hebrew calendar 57105711
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2005 – 2006
 - Shaka Samvat 1872 – 1873
 - Kali Yuga 5051 – 5052
Holocene calendar 11950
Iranian calendar 1328 – 1329
Islamic calendar 1369 – 1370
Japanese calendar Shōwa 25
(昭和25年)
Korean calendar 4283
Thai solar calendar 2493

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Unknown August date

  • Black Elk, Wičháša Wakȟáŋ (Medicine Man or Holy Man) of the Ogala Teton Lakota (Western Sioux) (b. 1863)
 

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Nobel Prizes

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Year by Year 1950" – History Channel International
  2. ^ Joseph Pelletier "The Sun Danced at Fatima", Doubleday, New York (1983), pp150,151

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  - 1950s -  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1947 1948 1949 - 1950 - 1951 1952 1953

1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday in the Gregorian calendar.

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Events

Births

Deaths

Awards

Films released

Hit songs

  • "A-Razz-A-Ma-Tazz" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "All My Love (Bolero)" – Patti Page
  • "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" – Al Jolson
  • "Ballin' The Jack" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "Ballin' The Jack" – Danny Kaye
  • "Be My Love" – Mario Lanza
  • "Bewitched" – Doris Day
  • "Black Lace" – Frankie Laine
  • "Boo-Hoo" – Guy Lombardo & The Lombardo Trio
  • "A Bushel And A Peck" – Perry Como & Betty Hutton
  • "Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!)" – The Ames Brothers
  • "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" – Red Foley
  • "Cry Of The Wild Goose" – Frankie Laine
  • "Daddy's Little Girl" – The Mills Brothers
  • "Dear, Dear, Dear" – Frankie Laine
  • "Dream A Little Dream Of Me" – Frankie Laine
  • "A Dreamer's Holiday" – Buddy Clark & The Girlfriends
  • "Enjoy Yourself" – Guy Lombardo (Kenny Gardner& The Lombardo Trio vocals)
  • "Goodnight, Irene" – The Weavers with Gordon Jenkins
  • "Harbor Lights" – Sammy Kaye
  • "Here Comes Santa Claus" – Andrews Sisters
  • "L'Hymne A L'Amour (Hymn To Love)" – Édith Piaf
  • "I Can Dream, Can't I?" – The Andrews Sisters
  • "I Love You For That" – Patti Page & Frankie Laine
  • "I Wanna Be Loved" – The Andrews Sisters
  • "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" – Eileen Barton
  • "I'm Moving On" – Hank Snow
  • "It Isn't Fair" – Sammy Kaye (Don Cornell vocal)
  • "Let's Go West Again" – Al Jolson
  • "A Man Gets Awfully Lonesome" – Frankie Laine
  • "Mona Lisa" – Nat King Cole
  • "Music, Maestro, Please" – Frankie Laine
  • "Music! Music! Music!" – Teresa Brewer
  • "My Heart Cries For You" – Guy Mitchell
  • "Nevertheless" – The Mills Brothers
  • "No Other Love" – Jo Stafford
  • "The Old Piano Roll Blues" Al Jolson & The Andrews Sisters
  • "Patricia" – Perry Como
  • "Play A Simple Melody" – Gary Crosby & Friend (Bing Crosby)
  • "Rag Mop" – The Ames Brothers
  • "Red Hot Mama" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "The Roving Kind" – Guy Mitchell
  • "Sentimental Me" – The Ames Brothers
  • "Sleepy Ol' River" – Frankie Laine
  • "Someday" – The Mills Brothers
  • "Someday" – Vaughn Monroe
  • "Sometime" – The Mariners
  • "Stars & Stripes Forever" – Frankie Laine
  • "Swingin' In A Hammock" – Guy Lombardo (Don Rodney & The Lombardo Trio vocals)
  • "The Tennessee Waltz" – Patti Page
  • "There's No Tomorrow" – Tony Martin
  • "The Thing" – Phil Harris
  • "The Third Man Theme" – Anton Karas
  • "The Third Man Theme" – Guy Lombardo
  • "With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming" – Patti Page

New books

  • Across the River and Into the TreesErnest Hemingway
  • The Adventurer – Mika Waltari
  • Beetlecreek – William Demby
  • Cabbagetown – Hugh Garner
  • The Cardinal – Henry Morton Robinson
  • The Child Who Never Grew – Pearl S. Buck
  • The Disenchanted – Budd Schulberg
  • The Door in the Wall – Marguerite de Angeli
  • The Town and the CityJack Kerouac
  • Floodtide – Frank Yerby
  • Florence Nightingale – Cecil Woodham-Smith
  • The Grass Is SingingDoris Lessing
  • I, RobotIsaac Asimov
  • Joy Street – Frances Parkinson Keyes
  • Jubilee Trail – Gwen Bristow
  • Kon-Tiki – Thor Heyerdahl
  • The Liberal Imagination – Lionel Trilling
  • The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeC. S. Lewis
  • The Little World of Don Camillo – Giovanni Guareschi
  • The Martian ChroniclesRay Bradbury
  • Parade's End – Ford Madox Ford
  • The Parasites – Daphne du Maurier
  • Reading and Criticism – Raymond Williams
  • Scenes from Provincial Life – William Cooper
  • Star Money – Kathleen Winsor
  • Summer In The Country – Edith Templeton
  • La vida breve (A Brief Life) – Juan Carlos Onetti
  • The Voyage of the Space Beagle – A. E. van Vogt
  • The Wall – John Herseykrc:1950 джылrue:1950







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