On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1950

Historical Events

  • The U.S. Federal Communications Commission issues the first license to broadcast television in color, to CBS

Famous Birthdays

  • Amos Gitai, Israeli filmmaker (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder), born in Haifa, Israel
  • Andrew Woolfolk, American pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire - "Shining Star"), born in Texas
  • Catlin Adams, American actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Patty Murray, American politician (U.S. Senator from Washington), born in Bothell, Washington
  • Thomas Joseph "Tom" Tauke, American politician (House of Representatives, Iowa, 1979-1991), born in Dubuque, Iowa
1950 Highlights

About October 11, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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