On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1950

Historical Events

Royal Coronation

Bhumibol Adulyadej crowned King Rama IX of Thailand in the Royal Palace in Bangkok

Famous Birthdays

  • Galen Fous, American acoustic jazz-fusion guitarist (Sacred Ground), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Googoosh [Faegheh Atashin (فائقه آتشین)], Persian singer and actress, born in Sarcheshmeh Street, Tehran
  • Maggie MacNeal, Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal - "I See A Star"), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
1950 Highlights

About May 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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