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
1950 History

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)
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Davison, American businessman (co-founder of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company), dies in a car crash at 69

About December 30, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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