On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Great to Be Alive" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 52 performances

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

22nd Academy Awards: "All The King's Men", Broderick Crawford and 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

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Carr, England cricket leg-spinner (Test 1909), dies
1950 Highlights

About March 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries