What Happened on January 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

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Historical Events

  • "Happy as Larry" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • Hank Snow's 1st appearance on "Grand Ole Opry"
  • Mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, kills 41 in Davenport, Iowa

Famous Birthdays

  • Erin Gray, actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Johnny Lever [John Prakasa Rao Janumala ], Indian Bollywood actor and comedian, born in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Juan Gabriel, [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, born in Michoacan state (d. 2016)
  • Ross Grimsley, American baseball player