What Happened on March 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Great to Be Alive" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 22rd Academy Awards: "All The King's Men", Broderick Crawford & Olivia De Havilland win
  • Frances Farmer is released from Western State Hospital
  • Sophocles Venizelos forms liberal Greek government
  • UN World Meteorological Org established

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony De Longis, American actor
  • Corrine Clery, actress (Moonraker, Yor), born in Paris, France
  • P R Scott, Headmaster (Bancroft's School, Woodford Green)

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Carr, England cricket leg-spinner (Test 1909), dies