On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Silvestri, American film score composer (Back To The Future, Forrest Gump), born in NYC, New York
  • Ernest Thomas, American actor (What's Happening!!), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Graham Barlow, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1976-77)

Person of interestMartin Short

Martin Short, Canadian comedian (SNL; SCTV; 3 Amigos), born in Hamilton, Ontario

  • Theodore "Teddy" Pendergrass, American singer (Turn Off the Lights), born in Kingstree, South Carolina (d. 2010)
  • Tony Papenfuss, American actor (Daryl-Newhart), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
1950 Highlights

About March 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries