On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Sixty Minute Man" record single released by The Dominoes (Billboard Song of the Year 1951)

#1 in the Charts

"Tennessee Waltz" sung by Patti Page hits #1 on the Billboard Pop Chart (stays for 9 weeks)

  • Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia become Independent states within the French Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Stewart, English keyboardist (Hatfield and the North, National Health), born in London, England
  • Lewis Shiner, American sci-fi/fantasy author
  • Yunus I Mahomed, South African attorney/leader (UDF)
1950 Highlights

About December 30, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn