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ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Abdul Hamid Karami (23 October 1890 – 23 November 1950) (عبد الحميد كرامي) was a Lebanese political and religious leader, who had nationalistic Arab inclinations.
Sheikh Sir Abdul Qadir (15 March 1874 – 9 February 1950) was a newspaper and magazine editor and a Muslim community leader in British India.
Abdullah Gül (born 29 October 1950) is a Turkish politician who served as the 11th President of Turkey, in office from 2007 to 2014.
Abraham P. Sarmiento Jr., also known as Ditto Sarmiento (June 5, 1950 – November 11, 1977) was a Filipino student journalist who gained prominence as an early and visible critic of the martial law government of President Ferdinand Marcos.
The adhan, athan, or azaan (أَذَان) (also called in Turkish: Ezan) is the Islamic call to worship, recited by the muezzin at prescribed times of the day.
Adnan Menderes (1899 – 17 September 1961) or Ali Adnan Ertekin Menderes was the Turkish Prime Minister between 1950–1960.
Adrian Năstase (born 22 June 1950) is a Romanian former politician who was the Prime Minister of Romania from December 2000 to December 2004.
Aerosmith is an American rock band.
The Agate Pass Bridge is a structural steel truss cantilever bridge spanning Agate Pass, connecting Bainbridge Island to the Kitsap Peninsula.
Agnetha Åse Fältskog (born 5 April 1950) is a Swedish musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and author.
Agrarian reform can refer either, narrowly, to government-initiated or government-backed redistribution of agricultural land (see land reform) or, broadly, to an overall redirection of the agrarian system of the country, which often includes land reform measures.
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (1885 – 29 January 1950) (الشيخ أحمد الجابر الصباح) was the tenth ruler of Kuwait, from 29 March 1921 until his death on 29 January 1950.
Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Sir Ahmad Tajuddin Akhazul Khairi Waddien ibn Sultan Sir Muhammad Jamalul Alam II (commonly referred to as Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin), KBE, CMG (22 August 1913 – 4 June 1950) was the 27th Sultan of Brunei from 11 September 1924 until his death/ His reign represented the start of a new era in Brunei.
Air Supply are an Australian soft rock duo, consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock.
Al or Albert Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, c.1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer, comedian, and stage and film actor.
Alan Hale Sr. (born Rufus Edward Mackahan; February 10, 1892 – January 22, 1950) was an American movie actor and director, most widely remembered for his many supporting character roles, in particular as a frequent sidekick of Errol Flynn, as well as films supporting Lon Chaney, Wallace Beery, Douglas Fairbanks, James Cagney, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart and Ronald Reagan, among dozens of others.
Alan Lee Keyes (born August 7, 1950) is an American conservative political activist, pundit, author, former diplomat, and perennial candidate for public office.
Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor known for his film and television scores.
Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).
Albert François Lebrun (29 August 1871 – 6 March 1950) was a French politician, President of France from 1932 to 1940.
Alberto Juantorena (born 3 December 1950) is a Cuban former runner.
Sir Alec John Jeffreys, (born 9 January 1950) is a British geneticist, who developed techniques for genetic fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now used worldwide in forensic science to assist police detective work and to resolve paternity and immigration disputes.
William Alexander "Alex" Chilton (December 28, 1950 – March 17, 2010) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, best known as the lead singer of The Box Tops and Big Star.
Alexander Sergeyevich Kabiskoy (Russian: Александр Сергеевич Кабиской; 15 July 1920 – 15 March 1950) was a Soviet Air Force major, flying ace and Hero of the Soviet Union.
Alexandros Diomedes (January 3, 1875 – November 11, 1950) was a governor of the Central Bank of Greece who became Prime Minister of Greece upon the death of Themistoklis Sophoulis.
Alexandru Vaida-Voevod or Vaida-Voievod (February 27, 1872 – March 19, 1950) was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian politician who was a supporter and promoter of the union of Transylvania (before 1920 part of Hungary) with the Romanian Old Kingdom; he later served 28th Prime Minister of Romania.
Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao (30 January 1886 – 7 January 1950), commonly known as Castelao, was a Galician politician, writer, painter and doctor.
Alfonso Quiñónez Molina (January 11, 1874 – May 22, 1950) was President of El Salvador 21 December 1918 - 28 February 1919 and 1 March 1923 - 28 February 1927.
Alfréd Meissner (April 10, 1871 – September 29, 1950), was a Czechoslovak politician and member of the Social Democratic Party in the First Czechoslovak Republic.
Alfred Fischer (29 August 1881 – 10 April 1950) was a German architect.
Alger Hiss (November 11, 1904 – November 15, 1996) was an American government official who was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in connection with this charge in 1950.
Professor Amin Saikal (born 2 December 1950 in Kabul, Afghanistan) is the Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (The Middle East & Central Asia) and Professor of Political Science at the Australian National University.
Andres Serrano (born August 15, 1950) is an American photographer and artist who has become famous through his photos of corpses and his use of feces and bodily fluids in his work, notably his controversial work "Piss Christ", a red-tinged photograph of a crucifix submerged in a glass container of what was purported to be the artist's own urine.
Andrew Thomas McDonald, O.S.B., (12 February 1871 – 22 May 1950) was a Roman Catholic clergyman who served as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Charles Marvin Green Jr. (October 16, 1950 – December 10, 2017), better known as Angry Grandpa or simply AGP, was an American Internet personality.
Ann Jillian (born January 29, 1950) is an American actress whose career began as a child actress in the 1960s.
Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950) is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart.
Anne, Princess Royal, (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950) is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Annette Badland (born 26 August 1950) is an English actress known for a wide range of roles on TV, radio and film.
Annette Humpe (born 28 October 1950 in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German songwriter, singer and record producer.
António Maria da Silva, GCTE (26 May 1872 in Lisbon – 14 October 1950 in Lisbon) was a Portuguese politician.
Antony Hamilton Holles (17 January 1901, Fulham, London- 4 March 1950, Marylebone, London) was a British stage and film actor.
Anthony C. Prusinski (February 10, 1901 – January 2, 1950) was an American politician.
Antonie Nedošinská (26 June 1885 – 17 July 1950) was a Czechoslovak film actress.
Antonina Vasilievna Nezhdanova (Антони́на Васи́льевна Нежда́нова, 26 June 1950), PAU, was a Russian lyric coloratura soprano.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
Apollo Carreón Quiboloy is the founder and leader of the Philippines-based Restorationist church called the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name, Inc. He has made claims that he is "The Appointed Son of God".
On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).
Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, (5 May 1883 – 24 May 1950) was a senior officer of the British Army.
An armored car (or armored cash transport car, security van) is an armored van or truck, used in transporting valuables, such as large quantities of money (especially for banks or retail companies).
Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, (25 July 184819 March 1930) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1902 to 1905.
Arthur Herman Bremer (born August 21, 1950) is an American convicted for the attempted assassination of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace on May 15, 1972 in Laurel, Maryland, which left Wallace permanently paralyzed from the waist down.
Arturo Fortunato Alessandri Palma (December 20, 1868 – August 24, 1950) was a Chilean political figure and reformer, who served thrice as the President of Chile, first between 1920 and 1924, then for part of 1925, and finally from 1932 until 1938.
Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States are the members of the Supreme Court of the United States other than the Chief Justice of the United States.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) is an international, nonprofit, scientific society devoted to promote research in, and responsible use of, artificial intelligence.
The Assumption of Mary into Heaven (often shortened to the Assumption and also known as the Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin, Mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ and the Falling Asleep of the Blessed Virgin Mary (the Dormition)) is, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, and parts of Anglicanism, the bodily taking up of the Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life.
Attilio Andreoli (April 7, 1877 in Chiari near Milan – November 9, 1950 in Cavaglio-Spoccia, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola) was an Italian painter, depicting portraits, genre, and sacred subjects.
The term 'the 10th of August' is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it was restored in 1814.
It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and of winter in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the June solstice).
Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh (عون الخصاونة) (born 22 February 1950) was the prime minister of Jordan from October 2011 to April 2012.
Azean Irdawaty (27 February 1950–17 December 2013) was a Malaysian actress and singer, whose career spanned 40 years.
Bainbridge Colby (December 22, 1869 – April 11, 1950) was an American lawyer, a political progressive, a co-founder of the United States Progressive Party and Woodrow Wilson's last Secretary of State.
Baldomero López (August 23, 1925 – September 15, 1950) was a first lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.
Barbara Fairchild (born November 12, 1950) is an American country and gospel singer, who is best known for her hit 1973 country song "The Teddy Bear Song" and other country hits.
The Battle of Chamdo occurred from 6 through 19 October 1950.
The Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as the Chosin Reservoir Campaign or the Battle of Jhangjin Lake (장진호 전투; hanja: 長津湖戰鬪; rr: Jangjin ho jeontu), was a decisive battle in the Korean War.
The Battle of Inchon was an amphibious invasion and battle of the Korean War that resulted in a decisive victory and strategic reversal in favor of the United Nations (UN).
The Battle of Pusan Perimeter was a large-scale battle between United Nations and North Korean forces lasting from August 4 to September 18, 1950.
The Battle of Taejon (14–21 July 1950) was an early battle of the Korean War, between American and North Korean forces.
The Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River, also known as the Battle of the Ch'ongch'on or the Second Phase Campaign Western SectorThe Eastern Sector is the Battle of Chosin Reservoir.
Baudouin (Boudewijn, Balduin; 7 September 1930 – 31 July 1993) reigned as the fifth King of the Belgians, following his father's abdication, from 1951 until his death in 1993.
The Light Programme was a BBC radio station which broadcast chiefly mainstream light entertainment and music from 1945 until 1967, when it was rebranded as BBC Radio 2.
Beetle Bailey (begun on September 4, 1950) is an American comic strip created by cartoonist Mort Walker.
A referendum on allowing Leopold III's return to Belgium, and restoration of his powers and duties as monarch was held in Belgium on 12 March 1950.
Belinda Bauer (born Belinda Sylvia Taubman; 13 June 1950) is a retired Australian actress and working psychologist whose film career spanned the 1980s and 1990s.
Belle da Costa Greene (December 13, 1883 – May 10, 1950) was the librarian to J. P. Morgan.
Ben Gurion International Airport (נמל התעופה הבינלאומי בן גוריון; مطار بن غوريون الدولي), commonly referred to as Ben Gurion Airport or Natbag (נתב״ג), is the main international airport of Israel and the busiest airport in the country, located to the southeast of Tel Aviv.
Benjamin Hendrickson (August 26, 1950 – July 3, 2006) was an American actor known for playing Harold "Hal" Munson, Jr., the Chief of Detectives for the mythical town of Oakdale on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns.
Benjamin Stora (born 2 December 1950 in Constantine, French Algeria) is a French historian, expert on North Africa, who is widely considered one of the world's leading authorities on Algerian history.
Benjamin Urrutia (born January 24, 1950 in Guayaquil, Ecuador) is an author and scholar.
Bernard Meninsky (25 July 1891 – 12 February 1950) was a figurative artist, painter of figures and landscape in oils, watercolour and gouache, draughtsman and teacher.
Bernice Herstein (September 6, 1918 – November 8, 1950) was an American socialite, the wife of investor Seymour Durst and mother of their four children Robert, Douglas, Wendy and Thomas Durst.
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William James Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor, comedian, and writer.
William Forrester Owens (born October 22, 1950) is an American attorney, author, and former politician who served as the 40th Governor of Colorado from 1999 to 2007.
William James "Bill" Ray is the current and tenth Anglican Bishop of North Queensland in Australia.
Bill Ritter (born February 26, 1950) is an American television news anchor and journalist.
Billy Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles; 21 January 1950) is a Trinidadian-English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s.
William Haislip Squier (born May 12, 1950) is an American rock musician.
A bin bag (British English) or garbage bag, or trash bag (American English) is a disposable bag used to contain rubbish (British English), or the North American equivalent trash or garbage.
The Bishop of North Queensland, exercises episcopal leadership over the Diocese of North Queensland of the Anglican Church of Australia.
Heȟáka Sápa (Black Elk) (December 1, 1863 – August 19, 1950) was a famous wičháša wakȟáŋ (medicine man and holy man) and heyoka of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) who lived in the present-day United States, primarily South Dakota.
The Bloody Gulch massacre was a war crime that took place in the Korean War on August 12, 1950 in "Bloody Gulch", west of Masan, South Korea.
Robert Keith Orton Jr. (born November 10, 1950), better known by the ring name "Cowboy" Bob Orton, is an American professional wrestler.
Robert Holbrook Smith (August 8, 1879 – November 16, 1950), also known as Dr.
Robert Keith "Bobby" McFerrin Jr. (born March 14, 1950) is an American jazz vocalist and conductor.
Robert John Valentine (born May 13, 1950), nicknamed "Bobby V", is a former American professional baseball player and manager.
The Bodo League massacre was a massacre and war crime against communists and suspected sympathizers (many of whom were civilians who had no connection with communism or communists) that occurred in the summer of 1950 during the Korean War.
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War.
The Boeing B-50 Superfortress is an American strategic bomber.
The Bojangles' Southern 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina, United States.
Boris Vladimirovich Morukov (Бори́с Влади́мирович Моруков; 1 October 1950 – 1 January 2015) was a Russian physician at the State Research Center RF-Institute for Biomedical Problems (IBMP).
Bosnia and Herzegovina (or; abbreviated B&H; Bosnian and Serbian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH) / Боснa и Херцеговина (БиХ), Croatian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH)), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Bradford Claude Dourif (born March 18, 1950) is an American character, stage and film actor, known for playing Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (which won him a Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award, as well as a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Chucky in the ''Chucky'' franchise, Gríma Wormtongue in The Lord of the Rings, Deputy Clinton Pell in Mississippi Burning, Piter De Vries in Dune and Doc Cochran in Deadwood (for which he earned an Emmy Award nomination).
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
The Brazil national football team (Seleção Brasileira de Futebol) represents Brazil in international men's association football.
The Brink's Company is an American security and protection company headquartered outside of Richmond, Virginia.
Brock Pemberton (December 14, 1885 – March 11, 1950) was an American theatrical producer, director and founder of the Tony Awards.
The Brooklyn–Battery Tunnel, officially known as the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel, is a toll tunnel in New York City that connects Red Hook in Brooklyn with Battery Park in Manhattan.
Bruce Patrick McNall (born April 17, 1950) is a former Thoroughbred racehorse owner, and sports executive who once owned the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
George Gard "Buddy" DeSylva (January 27, 1895 – July 11, 1950) was an American songwriter, film producer and record executive.
James "Jimmy" Golden (born August 1, 1950) is a third generation American professional wrestler, who was known as Bunkhouse Buck in World Championship Wrestling in the 1990s, although his career spans many decades.
Cecil Frank Powell, FRS (5 December 1903 – 9 August 1969) was an English physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and for the resulting discovery of the pion (pi-meson), a subatomic particle.
A Cabinet Secretary is usually a senior official (typically a civil servant) who provides services and advice to a Cabinet of Ministers as part of the Cabinet Office.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Californium is a radioactive chemical element with symbol Cf and atomic number 98.
José Monge Cruz (5 December 1950 – 2 July 1992), better known by his stage name Camarón de la Isla, was a Spanish flamenco singer.
Cantopop (a contraction of "Cantonese pop music") or HK-pop (short for "Hong Kong pop music") is a genre of Cantonese music made primarily in Hong Kong, and also used to refer to the cultural context of its production and consumption.
Caracas, officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and centre of the Greater Caracas Area, and the largest city of Venezuela.
Carl Deuker (born August 26, 1950) is an author of young adult novels.
Carl H. Storck (born November 14, 1892 – March 13, 1950) was a co-founder of the National Football League, as well as the founding owner of the Dayton Triangles.
Carlos Román Delgado Chalbaud Gómez (20 January 1909 – 13 November 1950) was a Venezuelan career military officer.
Carlos Roberto Flores Facussé (born 10 March 1950) was President of Honduras from 27 January 1998 to 27 January 2002 and President of the National Congress from 25 January 1994 to 25 January 1998.
Carmen Baroja Nessi (1883, Pamplona- 4 June 1950, Madrid) was a Spanish writer and ethnologist who wrote under the pseudonym Vera Alzate.
Carmen Beth Twillie (born April 8, 1950) is an American studio singer and actress.
is an American actor, sports physiologist, martial artist, and stuntman of Japanese descent.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Cecil Bothwell (born 16 October 1950) is an American politician, writer, artist, musician and builder.
Legend Cecilio Guzmán de Rojas (24 October 1899 – 14 February 1950) was a Bolivian painter who was a leader of the indigenous art movement during the first half of the 20th century.
Cedric Swinton Holland CB (13 October 1889 – 11 May 1950) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the First and Second World Wars, rising to the rank of vice-admiral.
Mahmut Celâl Bayar (16 May 1883 – 22 August 1986) was a Turkish politician who was the third President of Turkey from 1950 to 1960; previously he was Prime Minister of Turkey from 1937 to 1939.
Cesare Pavese (9 September 1908 – 27 August 1950) was an Italian poet, novelist, literary critic and translator.
Chamdo, officially Qamdo, and known in Chinese as Changdu, is a prefecture-level city in the eastern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China.
A charge card is a card that provides a payment method enabling the cardholder to make purchases which are paid for by the card issuer, to whom the cardholder becomes indebted.
Charles Colquhoun Ballantyne, (August 9, 1867 – October 19, 1950) was a Canadian politician.
Charles Binaggio (January 12, 1909 - April 5, 1950) was a Missouri gangster who became the boss of the Kansas City crime family and concocted a bold plan to control the police forces in Kansas City, Missouri and St. Louis, Missouri.
Charles Rodway Clarke (born 21 September 1950) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Norwich South from 1997 until 2010, and served as Home Secretary from December 2004 until May 2006.
Charles Fleischer (born August 27, 1950) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and musician, best known for appearing in films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Back to the Future Part II, The Polar Express, Rango, and We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story.
Charles Frazier (born November 4, 1950) is an American novelist.
Irving Charles Krauthammer (March 13, 1950 – June 21, 2018) was an American political columnist whose weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.
Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000), nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist best known for the comic strip Peanuts (which featured the characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy, among others).
Charles Minthorn Murphy (October 1870 – February 16, 1950), also known as Mile-a-Minute Murphy, was an American cycling athlete.
Charlie Richmond (born January 5, 1950) is an entrepreneur and inventor, instrumental in the early development of sound design in the 1960s and 1970s.
Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Ching Hai (born 12 May 1950) is a Vietnamese author, entrepreneur, and teacher of the Quan Yin Method of meditation.
Christopher Ward Norman (born 25 October 1950) is an English soft rock singer.
Christine Ann Lahti (born April 4, 1950) is an American actress and filmmaker.
Charles Ellis Schumer (born November 23, 1950) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the senior United States Senator from New York, a seat he was first elected to in 1998.
Chungsen (C. S.) Leung (born July 14, 1950) is a Taiwanese born Canadian businessman and Conservative politician who was formerly the MP for Willowdale.
Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and originally released by RKO Radio Pictures.
Circumnavigation is navigation completely around an entire island, continent, or astronomical body (e.g. a planet or moon).
Classified information is material that a government body deems to be sensitive information that must be protected.
Claudio Lolli (Bologna, March 28, 1950) is an Italian singer-songwriter, poet, writer and secondary school teacher.
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British statesman of the Labour Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955.
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
The Colombo Plan is a regional organisation that embodies the concept of collective intergovernmental effort to strengthen economic and social development of member countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
A comic book or comicbook, also called comic magazine or simply comic, is a publication that consists of comic art in the form of sequential juxtaposed panels that represent individual scenes.
A comic strip is a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display brief humor or form a narrative, often serialized, with text in balloons and captions.
In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.
The Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" is a strategic bomber built by Convair and operated solely by the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1949 to 1959.
Cristina Galbó (born 17 January 1950) is a Spanish actress who achieved moderate fame in Europe during the late 1960s and early 1970s, making a name for herself in film mostly for European horror films.
Cunard Line is a British-American cruise line based at Carnival House at Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc.
Curaçao (Curaçao,; Kòrsou) is a Lesser Antilles island in the southern Caribbean Sea and the Dutch Caribbean region, about north of the Venezuelan coast.
Cybill Lynne Shepherd (born February 18, 1950) is an American actress, singer and former model.
Dorothy Kathleen Broster (2 September 1877 – 7 February 1950), usually known as D. K. Broster, was a British novelist and short-story writer.
Dale Wilson (born May 10, 1950) is a Canadian voice actor.
Daniel Auteuil (born 24 January 1950) is a French actor and director who has appeared in a wide range of film genres, including period dramas, romantic comedies, and crime thrillers.
Daniel Borel (born February 14, 1950) is a Swiss businessman and co-founder of Logitech.
Daniel David Kirwan (13 May 1950 – 8 June 2018) was a British musician whose greatest success came with his role as guitarist, singer and songwriter with the blues rock band Fleetwood Mac between 1968 and 1972.
Daniel John Sullivan III (born March 9, 1950), better known as Danny Sullivan, is an American former racing driver.
Darleen Carr (born Darlene Farnon; December 12, 1950) is an American actress, singer, and voice-over artist.
Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina.
Darwan Singh Negi VC (November 188124 June 1950) was among the earliest Indian recipients of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Davenport is the county seat of Scott County in Iowa and is located along the Mississippi River on the eastern border of the state.
David Bruce Cassidy (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017) was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
David Frawley (Sanskrit title: वामदेव शास्त्री, IAST: Vāmadeva Śāstrī), born 1950, is an American Hindu teacher (acharya) and author, who has written more than thirty books on topics such as the Vedas, Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma), Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic astrology, published both in India and in the United States.
David Janson (born David Jackson, 30 March 1950) is an English actor whose stage debut was in Oliver! in 1962.
David Russell Leisure (born November 16, 1950) is an American actor best known for his role as Charley Dietz in the sitcom Empty Nest from 1988 to 1995 and fictional (and "lying") automotive "pitch man" Joe Isuzu in a series of North American television commercials for Isuzu from 1986 to 1990, and again from 1999 to 2001.
David Shifrin (born January 2, 1950) is an American classical clarinetist.
Débora Susan Duke best known as Débora Duarte (born January 2, 1950) is a Brazilian actress.
Dean Gooderham Acheson (pronounced; April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer.
Dean Shek (sometimes written Shek Tien) a.k.a. Dean Shek Tin (born 17 May 1950) is a veteran Hong Kong feature film actor and film producer with over 92 films acting credits to his name.
Deborah Kaye "Debbie" Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities.
Debra Hill (November 10, 1950 – March 7, 2005) was an American film producer and screenwriter, best known for producing various works of John Carpenter.
It is known by a collection of names including: Saint Sylvester's Day, New Year's Eve or Old Years Day/Night, as the following day is New Year's Day.
The Defense Production Act is a United States federal law enacted on September 8, 1950, in response to the start of the Korean War.
The Democratic Party (Demokrat Parti), abbreviated to DP, is a centre-right, conservative Turkish political party, established by Ahmet Nusret Tuna in 1983 as the True Path Party (Doğru Yol Partisi or DYP).
Deniece Williams (born June Deniece Chandler; June 3, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter and producer.
Denis Auguste Duchene (23 September 1862 - 9 June 1950) was a French World War I general.
Dennis v. United States,, was a United States Supreme Court case relating to Eugene Dennis, General Secretary of the Communist Party USA.
Derek Acorah (born Derek Francis Johnson on 27 January 1950) describes himself as a spiritual medium.
Dick Hein "Derek" de Lint (born 17 July 1950) is a Dutch film and television actor best known for playing the role of Derek Rayne in Poltergeist: The Legacy.
Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.
Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health (sometimes abbreviated as DMSMH) is a book by L. Ron Hubbard about Dianetics, a system of psychotherapy he developed from a combination of personal experience, basic principles of Eastern philosophy, and the work of psychoanalysts such as Sigmund Freud.
Diners Club International (DCI), founded as Diners Club, is a charge card company owned by Discover Financial Services.
Dinu Constantin Lipatti (2 December 1950) was a Romanian classical pianist and composer whose career was cut short by his death from causes related to Hodgkin's disease at age 33.
Diplomacy is the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of states.
The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is the head of the FBI, the United States' primary federal law enforcement agency, and is responsible for its day-to-day operations.
A dogfight, or dog fight, is an aerial battle between fighter aircraft, conducted at close range.
The term dogma is used in pejorative and non-pejorative senses.
Donald James "Don" Moen (Born June 29, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, pastor, and producer of Christian worship music.
Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar (born 22 October 1950) is a Guyanese politician who was President of Guyana from 2011 to 2015.
Dorrit Moussaieff (דורית מוסאיוף, born 12 January 1950) is an Israeli jewellery designer, editor, and businesswoman who was the First Lady of Iceland from 2003 to 2016.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
Eagle was a British children's comics periodical, first published from 1950 to 1969, and then in a relaunched format from 1982 to 1994.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
Edward Allen Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter.
Edward G. Hochuli (born December 25, 1950) is an American attorney and retired American football official.
Ed Marinaro (born March 31, 1950) is a former American football player and actor.
Edward Allan Clarke (5 October 1950 – 10 January 2018), better known as "Fast" Eddie Clarke, was a British guitarist who was a member of heavy metal bands Fastway and Motörhead.
Edgar Lee Masters (August 23, 1868 – March 5, 1950) was an American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist.
Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American fiction writer best known for his celebrated and prolific output in the adventure and science-fiction genres.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edward Arthur Milne FRS (14 February 1896 – 21 September 1950) was a British astrophysicist and mathematician.
Edward William Bloor (born October 12, 1950) is an American novelist and playwright, best known for Tangerine and London Calling.
Edward Calvin Kendall (March 8, 1886 – May 4, 1972) was an American chemist.
Edward Hirsch (born January 20, 1950) is an American poet and critic who wrote a national bestseller about reading poetry.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
The eight-thousanders are the 14 independentIn making any "highest mountains" list, one needs to use a criterion to exclude subpeaks and only list independent mountains.
Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen (August 20, 1873 – July 1, 1950) was a Finnish architect known for his work with art nouveau buildings in the early years of the 20th century.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Elsie de Wolfe, also known as Lady Mendl, (December 20, 1859? – July 12, 1950) was an American actress, interior decorator, nominal author of the influential 1913 book The House in Good Taste, and a prominent figure in New York, Paris, and London society.
Emil Jannings (born Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz, 23 July 1884 – 2 January 1950) was a German actor, popular in 1920s film in Hollywood.
Emmanuel Mounier (1 May 1905 – 22 March 1950) was a French philosopher, theologian, teacher and essayist.
An encyclical was originally a circular letter sent to all the churches of a particular area in the ancient Roman Church.
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
Enrico "Nerik" Mizzi (20 September 1885 – 20 December 1950) was a Maltese politician, leader of the Maltese Nationalist Party and briefly Prime Minister of Malta.
Paul Charles Caravello (July 12, 1950 – November 24, 1991) better known by his stage name Eric Carr, was an American musician and multi-instrumentalist who was the drummer for the rock band Kiss from 1980 to 1991.
Erik Keith Brann (born Rick Davis; August 11, 1950 – July 25, 2003), also known as Erik Braunn, was an American guitarist with the 1960s acid rock band Iron Butterfly.
Erin Gray (born January 7, 1950) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles as Colonel Wilma Deering in the science fiction television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and as Kate Summers-Stratton in the situation comedy Silver Spoons.
Ernest James Haycox (October 1, 1899 – October 13, 1950) was an American author of Western fiction.
Ernesto Samper Pizano (born 3 August 1950) is a Colombian politician.
Ernie George Wasson (born January 10, 1950 in Berkeley, California) is an American gardener, horticulturist and author.
Ernst Wilhelm Friedrich Carl Maximilian, 7th Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (13 September 1863 – 11 December 1950), was a German aristocrat and Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.
Esteban Terrades i Illa (born Barcelona, 15 September 1883; died Madrid, 9 May 1950) also known as Esteve Terradas, was a Spanish mathematician, scientist and engineer.
Carey Estes Kefauver (July 26, 1903 – August 10, 1963) was an American politician from Tennessee.
, also known as Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto, was a Japanese autobiographer and novelist.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU; Union européenne de radio-télévision, UER) is an alliance of public service media organisations, established on 12 February 1950.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
General Evangeline Cory Booth, OF (December 25, 1865 – July 17, 1950) was a British theologist and the 4th General of The Salvation Army from 1934 to 1939.
Everett Peck (born October 9, 1950) is an American illustrator, comics artist, cartoonist and animator.
Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations.
Francis Otto Matthiessen (February 19, 1902 – April 1, 1950) was an educator, scholar and literary critic influential in the fields of American literature and American studies.
Theodore "Fats" Navarro (September 24, 1923 – July 7, 1950 was an American jazz trumpet player. He was a pioneer of the bebop style of jazz improvisation in the 1940s. He had a strong stylistic influence on many other players, most notably Clifford Brown.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and of summer in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the December solstice).
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Feng Ting-kuo (24 September 1950 – 5 June 2018) was a Taiwanese politician.
Mustafa Fevzi Çakmak (12 January, 1876 – 10 April 1950) was a Turkish field marshal (Mareşal) and politician.
Field marshal (or field-marshal, abbreviated as FM) is a very senior military rank, ordinarily senior to the general officer ranks.
The First Indochina War (generally known as the Indochina War in France, and as the Anti-French Resistance War in Vietnam) began in French Indochina on 19 December 1946, and lasted until 20 July 1954.
The First Lady of Iceland refers to the wife of the President of Iceland.
The First Lady of Ivory Coast is the title attributed to the wife of the President of Ivory Coast.
Florence May Chadwick (November 9, 1918 – March 15, 1995) was an American swimmer known for long-distance open water swimming.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
Frances Mary Fitzgerald (née Ryan; born 1 August 1950) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who served as Tánaiste from 2016 to 2017, and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation from June 2017 to November 2017.
Frances Mary Gore Micklethwait (1867– 25 March 1950),F.
Francesco Jovine (9 October 1902 in Guardialfiera – 30 April 1950 in Rome) was an Italian writer and journalist.
Francisca Herrera Garrido (1869 – 4 November 1950) was a Galician writer of poems and novels.
Francisco José Urrutia Olano (12 April 1870 – 6 August 1950) was a Colombian diplomat and international jurist.
Francisco Juan Lomuto (November 24, 1893 – December 23, 1950) was an Argentine Tango pianist, leader and composer who occasionally went by the pseudonym:, "Pancho Laguna".
Franciscus Janssens OCist (born Albert Henri Lucien; 20 February 1881 – 23 April 1950) was the 76th General Abbot of the Common Observance between 1927 and 1936.
Frank Howard Buck (March 17, 1884 – March 25, 1950) was an American hunter, animal collector, and author, as well as a film actor, director, and producer.
Frank Phillips (November 28, 1873 – August 23, 1950) was a native of Nebraska, whose parents were farmers.
Frank P. Stallone Jr. (born July 30, 1950) is an American actor, singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Franz Justus Rarkowski, S.M. (June 8, 1873 – February 9, 1950Catholic-Hierarchy. "".) was the Catholic military bishop of Nazi Germany.
Frederick George "Freddy" Moore (born July 19, 1950) is an American rock musician probably best known for his 1980 song "It's Not A Rumour", which he co-wrote with his then-wife Demi Moore, and recorded with his band The Nu-Kats.
Frederick Augustus Bennett (1872 – 16 September 1950) was a New Zealand Anglican Suffragan Bishop who served as the first Bishop of Aotearoa from 1928 to 1950.
Frederick Tluway Sumaye (born 1950) is a Tanzanian politician who was Prime Minister of Tanzania from 28 November 1995 to 30 December 2005.
Free were an English rock band formed in London in 1968, best known for their 1970 signature song "All Right Now".
French Indochina (previously spelled as French Indo-China) (French: Indochine française; Lao: ສະຫະພັນອິນດູຈີນ; Khmer: សហភាពឥណ្ឌូចិន; Vietnamese: Đông Dương thuộc Pháp/東洋屬法,, frequently abbreviated to Đông Pháp; Chinese: 法属印度支那), officially known as the Indochinese Union (French: Union indochinoise) after 1887 and the Indochinese Federation (French: Fédération indochinoise) after 1947, was a grouping of French colonial territories in Southeast Asia.
Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.
Gavrilo Dožić (Гаврило Дожић; 17 May 1881 – 7 May 1950), also known as Gavrilo V, was the Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral (1920–1938) and the 41st Serbian Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, from 1938 to 1950.
Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual.
Gemma Bellincioni (18 August 1864 – 23 April 1950) was an Italian soprano and one of the best-known opera singers of the late 19th century.
The Gendarmerie (French) or Rijkswacht (Dutch) was the former paramilitary police force of Belgium.
Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.
Gennadiy Nikolayevich Nikonov (Геннадий Николаевич Никонов; August 11, 1950 - May 14, 2003) was a Russian gun engineer.
Gennifer Flowers (born January 24, 1950) is an American singer, model and actress who revealed a sexual encounter with U.S. President Bill Clinton.
Johannes Georg Bednorz (born May 16, 1950) is a German physicist who, together with K. Alex Müller, discovered high-temperature superconductivity in ceramics, for which they shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in Physics.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
George M. Carleton (October 28, 1885 – September 23, 1950) was an American character actor of the 1940s.
George Cecil Ives (1 October 1867 in Germany – 4 June 1950) was an English poet, writer, penal reformer and early homosexual law reform campaigner.
George Richards Minot (December 2, 1885 – February 25, 1950) was an American medical researcher who shared the 1934 Nobel Prize with George Hoyt Whipple and William P. Murphy for their pioneering work on pernicious anemia.
George Murray Hulbert (May 14, 1881 – April 26, 1950), sometimes called Murray Hulbert was a United States Representative from New York.
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
Georges Christian Peter Imbert (26 March 1884 – 6 February 1950) was a French chemical engineer and inventor.
Gerhard Kowalewski (27 March 1876 – 21 February 1950) was a German mathematician and member of the Nazi party who introduced the matrices notation.
Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (19 April 1882 – 24 August 1954) was a Brazilian lawyer and politician, who served as President during two periods: the first was from 1930–1945, when he served as interim president from 1930–1934, constitutional president from 1934–1937, and dictator from 1937–1945.
Giacomo Gorrini (1859, Molino dei Torti - 31 October 1950, Rome) was an Italian diplomat.
Joseph Gilles Henri Villeneuve (January 18, 1950 – May 8, 1982), known as Gilles Villeneuve, was a Canadian racing driver.
Gino Frittelli (31 May 1879 – 13 January 1950) was an Italian painter.
Giovanni Giorgi (27 November 1871 – 19 August 1950) was an Italian physicist and electrical engineer who proposed the Giorgi system of measurement, the precursor to the International System of Units (SI).
Giuseppe Borgatti (Cento, March 17, 1871 – Reno di Leggiuno, October 18, 1950) was an Italian dramatic tenor with an outstanding voice.
Giuseppe De Luca (25 December 1876 – 26 August 1950), was an Italian baritone who achieved his greatest triumphs at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Dottore Emilio Giuseppe "Nino" Farina (30 October 1906 – 30 June 1966), was an Italian racing driver and was the first official Formula One World Champion, gaining the title in 1950.
Giuseppe Garibaldi; 4 July 1807 – 2 June 1882) was an Italian general, politician and nationalist. He is considered one of the greatest generals of modern times and one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland" along with Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and Giuseppe Mazzini. Garibaldi has been called the "Hero of the Two Worlds" because of his military enterprises in Brazil, Uruguay and Europe. He personally commanded and fought in many military campaigns that led eventually to the Italian unification. Garibaldi was appointed general by the provisional government of Milan in 1848, General of the Roman Republic in 1849 by the Minister of War, and led the Expedition of the Thousand on behalf and with the consent of Victor Emmanuel II. His last military campaign took place during the Franco-Prussian War as commander of the Army of the Vosges. Garibaldi was very popular in Italy and abroad, aided by exceptional international media coverage at the time. Many of the greatest intellectuals of his time, such as Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, and George Sand, showered him with admiration. The United Kingdom and the United States helped him a great deal, offering him financial and military support in difficult circumstances. In the popular telling of his story, he is associated with the red shirts worn by his volunteers, the Garibaldini, in lieu of a uniform.
Brigadier-General Giuseppe Garibaldi II (29 July 1879 – 19 May 1950), better known as Peppino, was an Italian soldier, patriot and revolutionary, grandson of Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Giuseppe Grassi (8 May 1883 in Martano – 25 August 1950) was a 20th-century Italian politician.
Blessed Giuseppina Suriano (18 February 1915 - 19 May 1950) was an Italian Roman Catholic member from Catholic Action.
Glenn Martin Hughes (July 18, 1950 – March 4, 2001) was the original "Biker" character in the disco group Village People from 1977 to 1996.
In monotheistic thought, God is conceived of as the Supreme Being and the principal object of faith.
Faegheh Atashin (born 5 May 1950), better known by her stage name Googoosh (meaning 'Swan Bird'), is an Iranian singer known for her contributions to Iranian pop music, but also starred in a variety of Persian movies from the 1950s to the 1970s.
The Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis is the viceregal representative of the monarch of Saint Kitts and Nevis, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
The Goyang Geumjeong Cave massacre (고양 금정굴 민간인 학살 Hanja: 高陽衿井窟民間人虐殺 Goyang Geunjeong Cave civilian massacre) was a massacre of over 153 unarmed civilians conducted between 9 October 1950 and 31 October 1950 by police in Goyang, Gyeonggi-do district of South Korea.
Graham Cyril Russell (born 11 June 1950) is an English musician and singer/guitarist of the soft rock duo Air Supply.
Grand Wizard was the title given to the head of the Reconstruction-era Ku Klux Klan which existed from 1865 to 1869.
Herbert Grant Adcox (January 2, 1950 – November 19, 1989) was a stock car racing driver who died in a single-car accident in the 1989 Atlanta Journal 500 in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.
Grâce-Hollogne (Gråce-Hologne) is a municipality of Belgium.
The Great Brink's Robbery was an armed robbery of the Brink's Building at the east corner of Prince St.
Gregory Neale Harrison (born May 31, 1950) is an American actor.
Griselio Torresola (1925 – November 1, 1950) born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, was one of two Puerto Rican nationalists from New York City who attempted to assassinate United States President Harry Truman on November 1, 1950.
Group Areas Act was the title of three acts of the Parliament of South Africa enacted under the apartheid government of South Africa.
Grover Cleveland Alexander (February 26, 1887 – November 4, 1950), nicknamed "Old Pete", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.
Grzegorz Bolesław Lato (born 8 April 1950 in Malbork) is a retired Polish footballer and manager who played as a winger.
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
Gustaf John Ramstedt (October 22, 1873 – November 25, 1950) was a Finland Swedish diplomat and linguist.
Gustaf V (Oscar Gustaf Adolf 16 June 1858 – 29 October 1950) was King of Sweden from 1907 until his death in 1950.
Gustaf VI Adolf (Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf; 11 November 1882 – 15 September 1973) was King of Sweden from 29 October 1950 until his death.
Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
The Hangang Bridge, literally Han River bridge, crosses the Han River in Seoul, South Korea.
The Hangang Bridge bombing (한강 인도교 폭파, Hanja: 漢江人道橋爆破) was a demolition conducted by the South Korean Army to destroy the Hangang Bridge in Seoul, South Korea on 28 June 1950.
Hanging is the suspension of a person by a noose or ligature around the neck.
Harold Basil Christian (28 October 1871 – 12 May 1950) was a South African-born Rhodesian farmer, horticulturist, and botanist.
Harold Joseph Laski (30 June 1893 – 24 March 1950) was a British political theorist, economist, author, and lecturer.
Jan Torsten Svensson, known professionally as Harpo (born 5 April 1950), is a Swedish pop singer.
Sir Henry Lauder (4 August 1870 – 26 February 1950)Russell, Dave.
Henry 'Harry' Redfern (1861–6 March 1950) was a British architect.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harry Oakes Stubbs (December 7, 1874 – May 9, 1950) was an English-born American character actor, who appeared both on Broadway and in films.
Harry Wasylyk (born September 25, 1925) was a Canadian inventor from Winnipeg, Manitoba, who together with Larry Hansen of Lindsay, Ontario, invented the disposable green polyethylene garbage bag in 1950.
Hasely Joachim Crawford TC (born 16 August 1950) is a former track and field athlete from Trinidad and Tobago.
Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.
Heiner Flassbeck (born 12 December 1950) is a German economist and public intellectual.
Luiz (Ludwig) Heinrich Mann (27 March 1871 – 11 March 1950) was a German novelist who wrote works with strong social themes.
Helen Elizabeth Clark (born 26 February 1950) is a New Zealand politician who served as the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999 to 2008, and was the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009 to 2017.
Helen Holmes (June 19, 1892 – July 8, 1950) was an American silent film actress, most notable for starring in the serial The Hazards of Helen.
Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold (June 25, 1886 – January 15, 1950) was an American general officer holding the grades of General of the Army and General of the Air Force.
Henry Joseph Knauf known as "Heinie" (February 15, 1891 – April 16, 1950) was an American politician and businessman.
Henry Lewis Stimson (September 21, 1867 – October 20, 1950) was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican Party politician.
Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual who currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
, officially the, (Bayan ng Hermosa; Balen ning Hermosa), is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
The Hill 303 massacre (303 고지 학살 사건) was a war crime that took place during the opening days of the Korean War on August 17, 1950, on a hill above Waegwan, South Korea.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Clyde (HMNB Clyde; also HMS Neptune) primarily sited at Faslane is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Devonport and HMNB Portsmouth).
HMS Truculent was a British submarine of the third group of the ''T'' class.
HNK Hajduk Split, commonly referred to as Hajduk Split or simply Hajduk, is a professional Croatian football club founded in 1911, and based in the city of Split.
Hobart Cavanaugh (September 22, 1886 – April 26, 1950) was an American character actor in films and on stage.
Honey Irani (born 25 August 1955) is an Indian film actress and screenwriter, who works in Hindi cinema.
Horace "Horrie" Rice (1872 – 1950) was an Australian tennis player.
Howard Finkel (born June 7, 1950) is an American semi-retired professional wrestling ring announcer, employed by WWE since 1977.
Howard Ellsworth Rollins Jr. (October 17, 1950 – December 8, 1996) was an American stage, film and television actor.
The Blessed Hryhorij Lakota, also known as Gregor Lakota (Hryhorij being the Ukrainian spelling for Gregor, 31 January 1893 – 12 November 1950) was a Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church auxiliary bishop who suffered religious persecution and was martyred by the Soviet Government.
Hugh Anthony Cregg III (born July 5, 1950), known professionally as Huey Lewis, is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Hugo Egon Balder is a German actor and comedian.
The Hukbalahap (Hukbong Bayan Laban sa Hapon, The Nation's Army Against the Japanese Soldiers), or Hukbong Laban sa Hapon (Anti-Japanese Army), was a Communist guerrilla movement formed by the peasant farmers of Central Luzon.
Humani generis is a papal encyclical that Pope Pius XII promulgated on 12 August 1950 "concerning some false opinions threatening to undermine the foundations of Catholic Doctrine".
A hypothesis (plural hypotheses) is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
Ich + Ich (German for I and I), also pronounced "Ich und Ich", is the name of a musical project by the German musicians Annette Humpe and Adel Tawil.
Ideal was one of the more successful German Neue Deutsche Welle music groups.
Ignatius Arnoz,M.H.M. (1 April 1885 - 26 February 1950) was a Czech prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
The Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary or IHMS, located at Pacifico Cabalit St., Taloto, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines, is a diocesan college seminary established in 1950 by Julio Rosales, Bishop of Tagbilaran, in implementation of Canon 1354, no.
Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchŏn; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City (인천광역시), is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.
The incorporation of Tibet into the People's Republic of China (called 'Chinese invasion of Tibet' by Tibetan Government in Exile; called 'peaceful liberation of Tibet' in China) was the process by which the People's Republic of China (PRC) gained control of Tibet.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
Ingrid Bergman (29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films.
The International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt) is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague in the Netherlands.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.
The International Police Association (IPA) is the largest organisation for police officers in the world, founded by British sergeant Arthur Troop (1914–2000).
Iris Berben (born 12 August 1950) is a German actress.
Iron Butterfly is an American rock band best known for the 1968 hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock and heavy metal music.
Blessed Isidoro Ngei Ko Lat (1918 – 24 May 1950) was a catechist from Myanmar who was killed in 1950.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF; זְרוֹעַ הָאֲוִיר וְהֶחָלָל, Zroa HaAvir VeHahalal, "Air and Space Arm", commonly known as, Kheil HaAvir, "Air Corps") operates as the aerial warfare branch of the Israel Defense Forces.
Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire and officially as the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a sovereign state located in West Africa.
Jaak Joala (26 June 1950 – 25 September 2014) was an Estonian singer, musician and a member of two bands: Kristallid and Virmalised.
John Gilbert "Jack" Layton (July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011) was a Canadian politician and Leader of the Official Opposition.
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (born 7 October 1951) was the fourth President of Tanzania, in office from 2005 to 2015.
James Arnold Colescott (January 11, 1897 – January 11, 1950) was an American who was Imperial Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.
James Henry "Tish" Corbitt (1913, Oldham – 28 November 1950, Manchester) was an English murderer hanged at Strangeways Prison in Manchester by Albert Pierrepoint.
James Edward Fenton CMG (4 February 18642 December 1950) was an Australian politician.
Archbishop James Morrison (July 9, 1861 – April 13, 1950) was the longest-serving bishop of the Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.
James Rudolph Garfield (October 17, 1865 – March 24, 1950) was an American politician, lawyer and son of President James A. Garfield and First Lady Lucretia Garfield.
Field Marshal Jan Christiaan Smuts (24 May 1870 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher.
Ellen Jane Carr (born 13 August 1950) is an English actress.
Jane Cowl (December 14, 1883 – June 22, 1950) was an American film and stage actress and playwright "notorious for playing lachrymose parts".
Margaret Jane Pauley (born October 31, 1950), better known as Jane Pauley, is an American television journalist and author; she has been involved in news reporting since 1972.
Janez Drnovšek (17 May 1950 – 23 February 2008) was a Slovenian liberal politician, President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia (1989–1990), Prime Minister of Slovenia (1992–2002) and President of Slovenia (2002–2007).
January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Day (Old New Year) by religious groups who use the Julian calendar.
In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Capricorn and Aquarius.
Perihelion, the point during the year when the Earth is closest to the Sun, occurs around this date.
Javier Clemente Lázaro (born 12 March 1950) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a midfielder, and is a current manager.
Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.
James Douglas Muir Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television host.
The Jayuya Uprising, also known as the Jayuya Revolt or El Grito de Jayuya, was a Nationalist revolt that took place on October 30, 1950, in the town of Jayuya, Puerto Rico.
Jörg Haider (26 January 1950 – 11 October 2008) was an Austrian politician.
Jeffrey Charles William Michael Conaway (October 5, 1950 – May 27, 2011) was an American actor and singer known for playing Kenickie in the movie Grease and for his roles in two American television series, Taxi and Babylon 5.
Jeffrey Glenn Miller (March 28, 1950 – May 4, 1970) was an American student at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio who was killed by the Ohio Army National Guard in the Kent State shootings.
Jenny Holzer (born July 29, 1950, Gallipolis, Ohio) is an American neo-conceptual artist, based in Hoosick Falls, New York.
Jeremy Dickson Paxman (born 11 May 1950) is a British broadcaster, journalist, and author.
Jerry Petrowski (born June 16, 1950) is an American politician and a former ginseng, dairy and beef farmer.
Jerry G. Zucker (born March 11, 1950) is an American film producer, director, and writer known for his role in directing comedy spoof films such as Airplane! and Top Secret!, and the Best Picture-nominated supernatural drama film Ghost.
Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
Jesse LeRoy Brown (October 13, 1926December 4, 1950) was a United States Navy officer.
A jet aircraft (or simply jet) is an aircraft (nearly always a fixed-wing aircraft) propelled by jet engines (jet propulsion).
Jill Ellen Stein (born May 14, 1950) is an American physician, activist, and politician.
James Volker Langknecht (born November 22, 1950), better known as Jim Lang, is an American composer.
The Jinsha River (Chinese: 金沙江, p Jīnshājiāng, "Gold Dust River") is the Chinese name for the upper stretches of the Yangtze River.
Jo Marie Payton (born August 3, 1950) is an American television actress and singer who starred as Harriette Baines–Winslow, the matriarch of the Winslow family on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (1989–1997), and also appeared in a recurring role on its parent series Perfect Strangers.
Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading, MBE (born 9 December 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Joan Lunden (born Joan Elise Blunden on September 19, 1950) is an American journalist, an author, and a television host.
John Thomas "Jocky" Wilson (22 March 1950 – 24 March 2012) was a professional darts player from Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.
Jody David Scheckter (born 29 January 1950) is a South African former auto racing driver.
Jody Williams (born October 9, 1950) is an American political activist known for her work in banning anti-personnel landmines, her defense of human rights (especially those of women), and her efforts to promote new understandings of security in today's world.
Anthony Joseph Perry (born August 12, 1950), better known by his stage name Joe Perry, is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the American rock band Aerosmith.
Ninnian Joseph Yule (April 30, 1892 – March 30, 1950) was a Scottish-American burlesque and vaudeville comedian who later appeared in many films as a character actor.
Joseph Michael Kramer (born June 21, 1950) is the American drummer for the hard rock band Aerosmith.
Joseph "Joey" Travolta (born October 14, 1950) is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter.
Johannes Trolle Hjelmslev (7 April 1873 – 16 February 1950) was a mathematician from Hørning, Denmark.
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen (commonly known as Johannes V. Jensen; 20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950) was a Danish author, often considered the first great Danish writer of the 20th century.
John Bowe (born 1 February 1950) is a British actor best known for his roles in Emmerdale as Lawrence White and Coronation Street as Duggie Ferguson.
John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian comedian and actor known mainly for his work in Hollywood films.
John Francis "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald (February 11, 1863 – October 2, 1950) was an American politician, father of Rose Kennedy and maternal grandfather of President John F. Kennedy.
Johann Friedrich Hohenberger OAM (7 September 195027 July 1991), also known as John Friedrich, was executive director of the National Safety Council of Australia during the 1980s.
John Gould Fletcher (January 3, 1886 – May 10, 1950) was an Imagist poet (the first Southern poet to win the Pulitzer Prize), author and authority on modern painting.
John Wilden Hughes Jr. (February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009) was an American writer, director, and producer.
John David Landis (born August 3, 1950) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer.
John Paul Manley (born January 5, 1950) is a Canadian lawyer, businessman, and politician.
John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950) is an American independent film director, screenwriter, editor, actor and novelist.
Jon Raymond Polito (December 29, 1950 – September 1, 2016) was an American character actor and voice artist.
Jonathan Freeman (born February 5, 1950) is an American actor, voice actor, singer and puppeteer, known for puppetering and voicing Tito Swing in Shining Time Station and for voicing Jafar in Disney's ''Aladdin'' franchise, as well as the Kingdom Hearts franchise and the 2011 ''Aladdin'' Broadway musical.
Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957.
Joseph Alois Schumpeter (8 February 1883 – 8 January 1950) was an Austrian political economist.
Joseph Yodoyman (1950 – November 22, 1993) was a Chadian politician and civil servant, who held the post of Prime Minister under President Idriss Déby from 1992 to 1993.
Joseph, Duke of Parma and Piacenza (Italian: Giuseppe Maria Pietro Paolo Francesco Roberto Tomaso-d'Aquino Andrea-Avellino Biagio Mauro Carlo Stanislao Luigi Filippo-Neri Leone Bernardo Antonio Ferdinando di Borbone-Parma e Piacenza; 30 June 1875 Biarritz – 7 January 1950 Pianore, Lucca, Italy) was the head of the House of Bourbon-Parma and the pretender to the defunct throne of Parma from 1939 to 1950.
Josiane Balasko (born Josiane Balašković; 15 April 1950) is a French actress, writer and director.
Joyce Hilda Banda (née Mtila; born 12 April 1950) is a Malawian politician who was the President of Malawi from 7 April 2012 to 31 May 2014.
Alberto Aguilera Valadez (January 7, 1950 – August 28, 2016), better known by his stage name Juan Gabriel, was a Mexican singer, songwriter and actor.
Judith Coplon Socolov (May 17, 1921 – February 26, 2011) was a KGB spy whose trials, convictions and successful appeals had a profound influence on espionage prosecutions during the McCarthy era.
Juho Kusti Paasikivi (27 November 1870 – 14 December 1956) was the seventh President of Finland (1946–1956).
Julia Marlowe (August 17, 1865 – November 12, 1950) was an English-born American actress and suffragist, known for her interpretations of William Shakespeare.
Julie Deborah Kavner (born September 7, 1950) is an American actress, voice actress and comedian.
Dame Julia Mary Walters, (born 22 February 1950) is an English actress and writer.
Julius Winfield Erving II (born February 22, 1950), commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is an American retired basketball player who helped popularize a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and playing above the rim.
It is the first day of the second half of the year.
The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date.
The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced "Seven-seven") have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London's transport system.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
This day usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the Northern Hemisphere and the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere.
On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
It is the last day of the first half of the year.
Jurelang Zedkaia (13 July 1950 – 7 October 2015) was a Marshallese politician and Iroijlaplap.
Karel Koželuh (Kozeluh Károly; 7 March 1895 – 27 April 1950) was a top Czech tennis, football, and ice hockey player of the 1920s and 1930s.
Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer, and part of the duo the Carpenters with her brother Richard.
Karl Guthe Jansky (October 22, 1905 – February 14, 1950) was an American physicist and radio engineer who in August 1931 first discovered radio waves emanating from the Milky Way.
Karl Renner (14 December 1870 – 31 December 1950) was an Austrian politician of the Socialist Party.
Karl Josef Seitz (4 September 1869 – 3 February 1950) was an Austrian politician of the Social Democratic Workers' Party.
Katherine Grey (1873 - March 21, 1950) was a Broadway actress in New York City.
Katherine Whitton Baker (born June 8, 1950) is an American stage, film and television actress.
Kazimierz Nycz (born 1 February 1950) is a Polish prelate, a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Kazys Grinius (17 December 18664 June 1950) was the third President of Lithuania, and held that office from 7 June 1926 to 17 December 1926.
George Kenneth Griffey Sr. (born April 10, 1950) is an American former professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, and Seattle Mariners from 1973 through 1991.
is the former Chairman and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment (SCEI), the video game division of Sony Corporation, and current president and CEO of Cyber AI Entertainment.
(born, February 20, 1950, in Higashimurayama, Tokyo) is a Japanese comedian and actor.
Kenneth Lawrence Fisher (born November 29, 1950) is an American investment analyst and the founder and chairman of Fisher Investments, a fee-only financial adviser with United States offices in Woodside California; San Mateo, California; Camas, Washington; and Plano, Texas, and international offices in England, Germany, Australia, Japan, and the Dubai International Financial Centre.
Kenneth Muir VC (6 March 1912 – 23 September 1950) was a British Army officer and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Kenneth Michael "Kenny" Marks (born November 6, 1950, Detroit, Michigan) is an American Christian singer.
Kevin Clifford Budden (1930 – July 28, 1950) was an amateur Australian herpetologist and snake hunter.
Hazen Shirley Cuyler (August 30, 1898 – February 11, 1950) was a Major League Baseball right fielder from 1921 until 1938 who later was inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom in southern India, traditionally believed to have been founded in 1399 in the vicinity of the modern city of Mysore.
Kirk Bryan (22 July 1888 in Albuquerque, New Mexico – 22 August 1950 in Cody, Wyoming) was an American geologist on the faculty of Harvard University from 1925 until his death in 1950.
Kirill "Kirka" Babitzin (22 September 1950 – 31 January 2007) was one of the most commercially succesful Finnish musicians.
Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.
Emil Julius Klaus Fuchs (29 December 1911 – 28 January 1988) was a German theoretical physicist and atomic spy who, in 1950, was convicted of supplying information from the American, British, and Canadian Manhattan Project to the Soviet Union during and shortly after the Second World War.
The Knesset (הַכְּנֶסֶת; lit. "the gathering" or "assembly"; الكنيست) is the unicameral national legislature of Israel.
The Holy Bible: A Translation From the Latin Vulgate in the Light of the Hebrew and Greek Originals is a Catholic version of the Bible in three volumes (later published in one volume editions) translated by Monsignor Ronald Knox, the English theologian, priest and crime writer.
Koibla Djimasta (1950 – January 30, 2007http://democratie.francophonie.org/IMG/pdf/Lettre_information_AOMF_04.pdf) was a Chadian politician of Sara ethnicity from the southern Chari-Baguirmi Prefecture.
Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (5 January 1876 – 19 April 1967) was a German statesman who served as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963.
The Korean People's Army (KPA) is an institution of the Workers' Party of Korea, and constitutes the de facto military force of North Korea.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
Britt-Inger Johansson, known professionally as Kristina Wayborn (born 24 September 1950), is a Swedish actress who worked mostly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different points in time in the history of the United States.
was a Japanese general in the Imperial Japanese Army, Governor-General of Korea and 28th Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944, to April 7, 1945.
The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.
Kurt Alder (10 July 1902 – 20 June 1958) was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.
Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States.
Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 – January 24, 1986), often referred to by his initials LRH, was an American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology.
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal (born 15 June 1950) is an Indian steel magnate, based in the United Kingdom.
Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.
Larry Cuba (1950-) is a computer-animation artist who became active in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Larry Richard Drake (February 21, 1949 – March 17, 2016) was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian best known as Benny Stulwicz in L.A. Law, Robert G. Durant in both Darkman and Darkman II: The Return of Durant and the voice of Pops in Johnny Bravo.
Laura Anning Bell (1867-1950) was a British artist.
Larry Johnson (born December 17, 1950, in Corpus Christi, Texas) is an American futurist, author, and educator.
South Korea has a relatively unified and integrated approach to law enforcement.
André Léon Blum (9 April 1872 – 30 March 1950) was a French politician, identified with the moderate left, and three times Prime Minister of France.
Lúcio Alberto Pinheiro dos Santos (Braga, 19 April 1889 - Rio de Janeiro, 11 November 1950) was a Portuguese philosopher and teacher, noted for coining the term and writing the first theory of rhythmanalysis, focused on its physiological dimensions.
Lenora Branch Fulani (born April 25, 1950) is an American psychologist, psychotherapist, and political activist.
Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives.
Leonard Whiting (born 30 June 1950) is an English actor and singer who is best known for his role as Romeo in the 1968 Zeffirelli film version of Romeo and Juliet opposite Olivia Hussey's Juliet, a role which earned him the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor.
Leopold III (3 November 1901 – 25 September 1983) reigned as the fourth King of the Belgians from 1934 until 1951, when he abdicated in favour of the heir apparent, his son Baudouin.
Leslie John Comrie FRS (15 August 1893 – 11 December 1950) was an astronomer and a pioneer in mechanical computation.
Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary greatly by country or territory; everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex romantic/sexual activity or identity.
Li Zongren or Li Tsung-jen (13 August 1890 – 30 January 1969), courtesy name Delin (Te-lin; 德鄰), was a prominent Guangxi warlord and Kuomintang (KMT) military commander during the Northern Expedition, Second Sino-Japanese War and Chinese Civil War.
Liège (Lidje; Luik,; Lüttich) is a major Walloon city and municipality and the capital of the Belgian province of Liège. The city is situated in the valley of the Meuse, in the east of Belgium, not far from borders with the Netherlands (Maastricht is about to the north) and with Germany (Aachen is about north-east). At Liège, the Meuse meets the River Ourthe. The city is part of the sillon industriel, the former industrial backbone of Wallonia. It still is the principal economic and cultural centre of the region. The Liège municipality (i.e. the city proper) includes the former communes of Angleur, Bressoux, Chênée, Glain, Grivegnée, Jupille-sur-Meuse, Rocourt, and Wandre. In November 2012, Liège had 198,280 inhabitants. The metropolitan area, including the outer commuter zone, covers an area of 1,879 km2 (725 sq mi) and had a total population of 749,110 on 1 January 2008. Population of all municipalities in Belgium on 1 January 2008. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. Definitions of metropolitan areas in Belgium. The metropolitan area of Liège is divided into three levels. First, the central agglomeration (agglomeratie) with 480,513 inhabitants (2008-01-01). Adding the closest surroundings (banlieue) gives a total of 641,591. And, including the outer commuter zone (forensenwoonzone) the population is 810,983. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. This includes a total of 52 municipalities, among others, Herstal and Seraing. Liège ranks as the third most populous urban area in Belgium, after Brussels and Antwerp, and the fourth municipality after Antwerp, Ghent and Charleroi.
Libya (ليبيا), officially the State of Libya (دولة ليبيا), is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.
The Hon Lionel Cripps CMG (11 October 1863 – 3 February 1950) was the first Speaker of the Southern Rhodesian Legislative Assembly.
Under the 1977 Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), the Chairman of the Council of Ministers was the head of government and the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet was the head of state.
The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1975.
The following is a list of rulers over Lithuania—grand dukes, kings, and presidents—the heads of authority over historical Lithuanian territory.
The Sultan of Brunei is the head of state and absolute monarch of Brunei.
Elizabeth Chase (April 26, 1950 – May 10, 2018) was a Zimbabwean field hockey player and former member of the national team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
The Llandow air disaster was an aircraft accident in Wales in 1950.
The Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star was the first jet fighter used operationally by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF).
Logitech International S.A. (commonly referred to as Logitech or Logi; stylized as logitech, previously LOGITECH) is a Swiss provider of personal computer and mobile accessories, with its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland and administrative headquarters in Newark, California.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Theodore Lothrop Stoddard (June 29, 1883 – May 1, 1950) was an American historian, journalist, eugenicist, Klansman, political theorist and racial theorist.
Louis Joseph Freeh (born January 6, 1950) is an American attorney and former judge who served as the fifth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from September 1993 to June 2001.
Louis Lachenal (17 July 1921 – 25 November 1955), a French climber born in Annecy, Haute-Savoie, was one of the first two mountaineers to climb a summit of more than 8,000 meters.
Louise DuArt (born October 30, 1950, in Quincy, Massachusetts) is an American comedian and impersonator.
Loyd Daniel Gilman Grossman (born 16 September 1950) is an American Jewish television presenter, gastronome and musician who has mainly worked in the United Kingdom.
Lucien Martin (30 May 1908 – 29 October 1950) was a Canadian violinist, conductor, and composer.
Lucjan Roman Lis (8 August 1950 – 26 January 2015) was a Polish cyclist.
Luigi Biancheri (January 31, 1891 – December 12, 1950) was an Italian admiral during World War II.
Luis López Nieves (born January 17, 1950) is one of the most influential and best-selling Puerto Rican authors in history.
Lyman Wesley Bostock Jr. (November 22, 1950 – September 23, 1978) was an American professional baseball player.
Ma Ying-jeou (born 13 July 1950), also spelled as Ma Yingjiu, is a Hong Kong-born Taipei-based politician who served as the eighteenth President of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2016 as well as sixth under the 1947 Constitution.
Ma Zhanshan (Ma Chan-shan;; November 30, 1885 – November 29, 1950) was a Chinese general who initially opposed the Imperial Japanese Army in the invasion of Manchuria, briefly defected to Manchukuo, and then rebelled and fought against the Japanese in Manchuria and other parts of China.
Makarios II (1870 – June 28, 1950) was Archbishop of Cyprus from 1947 until 1950.
Malays (Orang Melayu, Jawi: أورڠ ملايو) are an Austronesian ethnic group that predominantly inhabit the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra and coastal Borneo, as well as the smaller islands which lie between these locations — areas that are collectively known as the Malay world.
The Maluku Islands or the Moluccas are an archipelago within Banda Sea, Indonesia.
Manju Bansal (born. 1 December 1950) specializes in the field of Molecular biophysics and is currently a professor of theoretical Biophysics group in Molecular Biophysicsunit of in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Jesús Manuel Marcano Trillo (born December 25, 1950), also nicknamed 'Indio', is a Venezuelan former second baseman who played in Major League Baseball from through.
The Maracanã (Estádio do Maracanã, standard Brazilian Portuguese:, local pronunciation), officially Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, is a football stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Maraimalai Adigal (15 July 1876 – 15 September 1950) was a Tamil orator and writer who fervently followed Saivam.
Maravillas Rojo Torrecilla (born November 9, 1950) is a Spanish politician.
María Antonieta Gómez-Rodríguez (born 22 December 1950), more commonly known by her stage name María Antonieta de las Nieves, is a Mexican actress, comedian, and singer.
Marcel Mauss (10 May 1872 – 10 February 1950) was a French sociologist.
Marcello Toninelli (born June 25, 1950) is an Italian comics writer, best known as main writer of series of Zagor between 1982 and 1993.
In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.
Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere.
In astrology, the day of the equinox is the first full day of the sign of Aries.
March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.
Marguerite De La Motte (June 22, 1902 – March 10, 1950) was an American film actress, most notably of the silent film era.
Blessed Mario Vergara (16 November 1910 – 24 May 1950) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions who was killed in Burma (now Myanmar) in 1950.
Marisa Letícia Lula da Silva (née Rocco Casa; 7 April 1950 – 3 February 2017) was the second wife of former President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and First Lady of Brazil from 2003 to 2010.
The Mark 4 nuclear bomb was an American nuclear bomb design produced starting in 1949 and in use until 1953.
Mark Gable is the front man and a founding member of the Australian rock band The Choirboys.
Mark Allen Mothersbaugh (born May 18, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, author and visual artist.
Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an American former competitive swimmer, nine-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in 7 events.
Marshall Manesh (born August 16, 1950 in Mashhad, Iran) is an Iranian-American actor.
Marta Steinsvik (23 March 1877 – 27 July 1950) was a Norwegian author and translator.
Martin Hayter Short (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, singer and writer.
Mary Lou Metzger (born November 13, 1950, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American singer and dancer best known as a cast member on The Lawrence Welk Show.
is a former racing driver from Japan.
was a Japanese film and stage actor and film director who contributed to the development of film and stage art in Japan.
Massimo Mongai (3 November 1950 – 1 November 2016) was an Italian author of science fiction.
The Mattachine Society, founded in 1950, was one of the earliest LGBT (gay rights) organizations in the United States, probably second only to Chicago's Society for Human Rights.
Mauna Loa (or; Hawaiian:; Long Mountain) is one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi in the Pacific Ocean.
Maurice George Costello (February 22, 1877 – October 29, 1950) was a prominent American vaudeville actor of the late 1890s and early 1900s, who later played a principal role in early American films, as leading man, supporting player and director.
Maurice Herzog (15 January 1919 – 13 December 2012) was a French mountaineer and administrator who was born in Lyon, France.
Max Beckmann (February 12, 1884 – December 27, 1950) was a German painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, and writer.
Max Davidson (May 23, 1875 – September 4, 1950) was a German film actor known for his comedic Jewish persona during the silent film era.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the March equinox).
McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.
Melissa Marie Mathison (June 3, 1950 – November 4, 2015) was an American film and television screenwriter and an activist for Tibetan freedom.
Amalie Auguste Melitta Bentz (31 January 1873 – 29 June 1950), born Amalie Auguste Melitta Liebscher, was a German entrepreneur who invented the coffee filter in 1908.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
The Security Service, also MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI).
Michael Clifton Burgess (born December 23, 1950) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives representing.
Frederick Reginald Ironside (born February 12, 1950), known as Michael Ironside, is a Canadian actor.
Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, producer and radio personality.
Miguel Mariano Gómez y Arias (October 6, 1889 – October 26, 1950) was a Cuban politician who served as 7th President of Cuba for seven months in 1936.
Mihail Manoilescu (December 9, 1891 – December 30, 1950) was a Romanian journalist, engineer, economist, politician and memoirist, who served as Foreign Minister of Romania during the summer of 1940.
Michael Wayne Campbell (born February 1, 1950) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
Mikhail Yefimovich Fradkov (p; born 1 September 1950) is a Russian politician who was the Prime Minister of Russia from March 2004 to September 2007.
Mikhail Ivanovich Rodionov (Михаи́л Ива́нович Родио́нов; Russian Empire, – Moscow, 1 October 1950) was a Soviet-Russian statesman who was from 1946 to 1949 the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR, literally meaning Premier or Prime Minister.
Count Miklós Bánffy de Losoncz (30 December 1873 — 5 June 1950) was a Hungarian nobleman, liberal politician, and historical novelist.
Miklós Vámos originally Tibor Vámos, (born 29 January 1950 in Budapest) is a Hungarian writer, novelist, screenwriter, translator and talkshow host, who has published 33 books.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-15; USAF/DoD designation: Type 14; NATO reporting name: Fagot) is a jet fighter aircraft developed by Mikoyan-Gurevich for the Soviet Union.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-17; NATO reporting name: Fresco) is a high-subsonic fighter aircraft produced in the USSR from 1952 and operated by numerous air forces in many variants.
A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers can legally pay their workers.
This is a list of foreign ministers of Tsardom of Russia, Russian Empire, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union, and Russian Federation.
Miou-Miou (born Sylvette Herry on 22 February 1950) is a French actress.
The Miracle of the Sun (O milagre do sol), also known as the Miracle of Fátima, refers to an event that allegedly occurred on 13 October 1917 above a large crowd who had gathered in Fátima, Portugal, in response to a prophecy made by three shepherd children.
Montague (Monty) Banks (15 July 1897 – 7 January 1950 born Mario Bianchi) was an Italian comedian and film director who achieved success in the United States and in England.
Morgan Fairchild (born Patsy Ann McClenny; February 3, 1950) is an American actress.
Mory Kanté (born 29 March 1950) is a Guinean vocalist and player of the kora harp.
Motörhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member, guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox.
Munificentissimus Deus (The most bountiful God) is the name of an Apostolic constitution written by Pope Pius XII.
Myxomatosis (sometimes shortened to "myxo" or "myxy") is a disease that affects rabbits, caused by the ''myxoma'' virus.
Nancy Anne Allen (born June 24, 1950) is an American actress and anti-cancer activist best known for her roles in the films Carrie (1976), RoboCop (1987), and Dressed to Kill (1980), the latter of which earned her a Golden Globe nomination.
Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
Natalie Maria Cole (February 6, 1950 – December 31, 2015) was an American singer, voice actress, songwriter, and actress.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, usually identified as the National Council of Churches (NCC), is the largest ecumenical body in the United States.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
Néstor Carlos Kirchner (25 February 195027 October 2010) was an Argentine politician who served as President of Argentina from 2003 to 2007 and as Governor of Santa Cruz from 1991 to 2003.
Neil Gunther (born 15 August 1950) is a computer information systems researcher best known internationally for developing the open-source performance modeling software Pretty Damn Quick and developing the to computer capacity planning and performance analysis.
Neil Patrick Jordan (born 25 February 1950) is an Irish film director, screenwriter, novelist and short-story writer.
New Cumnock is a town in East Ayrshire, Scotland.
Nicolae Ciupercă (20 April 1882 – 25 May 1950) was a Romanian general during World War II.
Nicolai Hartmann (20 February 1882 – 9 October 1950) was a Baltic German philosopher.
Nicole Tourneur (9 August 1950 – 14 May 2011) was a French novelist.
Nikolai Yakovlevich Myaskovsky or Miaskovsky or Miaskowsky (Никола́й Я́ковлевич Мяско́вский; – 8 August 1950), PAU, was a Russian and Soviet composer.
Nitza Saul (ניצה שאול; born June 25, 1950 sometimes credited as Nitza Shaul) is an Israeli-born actress, best known for her appearances on British television during the 1980s.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Nora Roberts (born Eleanor Marie Robertson on October 10, 1950) is an American author of more than 225 romance novels.
Sir (Walter) Norman Haworth FRS.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
Nouri Kamil Mohammed Hasan al-Maliki (نوري كامل محمد حسن المالكي.; born 20 June 1950), also known as Jawad al-Maliki (جواد المالكي) or Abu Esraa (أبو إسراء), is an Iraqi politician who was Prime Minister of Iraq from 2006 to 2014.
In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Scorpio and Sagittarius.
United States Objectives and Programs for National Security, better known as NSC68, was a 66-page top secret National Security Council (NSC) policy paper drafted by the Department of State and Department of Defense and presented to President Harry S. Truman on 7 April 1950.
Nuclear physics is the field of physics that studies atomic nuclei and their constituents and interactions.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Nuclear weapon designs are physical, chemical, and engineering arrangements that cause the physics package of a nuclear weapon to detonate.
An oil tanker, also known as a petroleum tanker, is a ship designed for the bulk transport of oil or its products.
William Olaf Stapledon (10 May 1886 – 6 September 1950) – known as Olaf Stapledon – was a British philosopher and author of science fiction.
Olavi Juhani Mäenpää (29 November 1950 Tyrvää – 31 January 2018 Turku) was a Finnish politician and former chairman of Finnish People's Blue-whites (Suomen Kansan Sinivalkoiset, SKS), a political party aligned with the far-right.
The Old Testament (abbreviated OT) is the first part of Christian Bibles, based primarily upon the Hebrew Bible (or Tanakh), a collection of ancient religious writings by the Israelites believed by most Christians and religious Jews to be the sacred Word of God.
Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.
The Orthodox Church in America (OCA) is an Eastern Orthodox Church, partly recognized as autocephalous, in North America.
Oscar Collazo (January 20, 1914 – February 21, 1994) was one of two Puerto Rican militants of the Nationalist Party who on November 1, 1950, attempted to assassinate U.S. President Harry S. Truman in Washington, DC.
Otto Paul Hermann Diels (23 January 1876 – 7 March 1954) was a German chemist.
Pamela Gail Hensley (born October 3, 1950) is an American actress and author.
Pamela Salem (born 22 January 1950) is a British film and television actress of Anglo-Indian descent.
Papal infallibility is a dogma of the Catholic Church that states that, in virtue of the promise of Jesus to Peter, the Pope is preserved from the possibility of error "when, in the exercise of his office as shepherd and teacher of all Christians, in virtue of his supreme apostolic authority, he defines a doctrine concerning faith or morals to be held by the whole Church." This doctrine was defined dogmatically at the First Ecumenical Council of the Vatican of 1869–1870 in the document Pastor aeternus, but had been defended before that, existing already in medieval theology and being the majority opinion at the time of the Counter-Reformation.
Parley is a discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of a truce or other matters.
The Parliament of South Africa is South Africa's legislature and under the country's current Constitution is composed of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.
Patricia Elizabeth Parris (born October 22, 1950), credited professionally as Pat Parris, Patty Parris, Patti Parris and Patricia E. Parris, is an American actress and voice actress who provided voice-overs for several animated television series for such studios as Hanna-Barbera, The Walt Disney Company and The Jim Henson Company.
Sir Paul Scott Holmes (29 April 19501 February 2013), was a New Zealand broadcaster who gained national recognition through his high-profile radio and television journalism.
Paul Francis Kossoff (14 September 1950 – 19 March 1976) was an English blues rock guitarist.
Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an American bass baritone concert artist and stage and film actor who became famous both for his cultural accomplishments and for his political activism.
Paul Franklin Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a Canadian-American marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist, who founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an anti-poaching and direct action group focused on marine conservation and marine conservation activism.
Pauline Lord (August 13, 1890 – October 11, 1950) was an American stage and film actress.
Péter Esterházy (14 April 1950 – 14 July 2016) was a Hungarian writer.
Peanuts is a syndicated daily and Sunday American comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz that ran from October 2, 1950, to February 13, 2000, continuing in reruns afterward.
Pedro de Cordoba (September 28, 1881 – September 16, 1950) was an American actor.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Communist Party of China (CPC).
Per-Kristian Foss (born 19 July 1950 in Oslo) is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party and from 2014–2017 the Auditor General of Norway.
Blessed Pere Tarrés i Claret (30 May 1905 - 31 August 1950) was a Spanish Roman Catholic priest and a doctor from Barcelona.
Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy (Urdu:; born 11 July 1950) is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and activist who serves as at the Forman Christian College and previously taught physics at the Quaid-e-Azam University.
Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is a British rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist.
Peter Fraser (28 August 1884 – 12 December 1950) was a British-born New Zealand statesman who served as the 24th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 27 March 1940 until 13 December 1949.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Peter Gerald Hain, Baron Hain, (born 16 February 1950) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Neath between 1991 and 2015, and served in the Cabinets of both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
Petr Petrovich Troyanskii (January, 1894 — 24 May 1950) was a Russian educator and scholar.
Phillip Calvin McGraw (born September 1, 1950), known as Dr.
The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sir Philip Craven (born 4 July 1950) is an English sports administrator and former athlete.
Philip Showalter Hench (February 28, 1896 – March 30, 1965) was an American physician.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Phyllis Nelson (October 3, 1950 – January 12, 1998) was an American singer, most famous for her 1985 song, "Move Closer", which topped the charts in the United Kingdom.
Pierre-Émile Côté (December 7, 1887 – August 3, 1950) was a Canadian politician.
Pieter Franciscus Dierckx (29 May 1862 – 4 September 1950) was a Belgian impressionist painter.
Pilar Pilapil (born October 12, 1950) is a Filipino actress.
Staff Sergeant Piotr Śmietański (born 27 June 1899 in Zawady village son of Anna and Władysław– died probably on 23 February 1950), Biuletyn Informacji Publicznej, 2007 Instytut Pamięci Narodowej, Komisja Scigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu.
Pope Pius XII (Pio XII), born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (2 March 18769 October 1958), was the Pope of the Catholic Church from 2 March 1939 to his death.
The Premier of Queensland is the head of government in the Australian state of Queensland.
The President of the Argentine Nation (Presidente de la Nación Argentina), usually known as the President of Argentina, is both head of state and head of government of Argentina.
The President of Austria, officially the Federal President of the Republic of Austria (Bundespräsident der Republik Österreich) is the head of state of the Austrian Republic.
The President of Brazil, officially the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil) or simply the President of the Republic, is both the head of state and the head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
The President of the Republic of Chile (Presidente de la República de Chile) is the head of state and the head of government of the Republic of Chile.
The President of Colombia (Presidente de Colombia), officially known as the President of the Republic of Colombia (Presidente de la República de Colombia) is the head of state and head of government of Colombia.
The President of Cuba (Presidente de Cuba), officially called from 1976 President of the Council of State (Presidente del Consejo de Estado de Cuba), is the head of the Council of State of Cuba.
The position of President of El Salvador was created in the Constitution of 1841.
The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.
The President of Honduras (Presidente de Honduras) officially known as the President of the Republic of Honduras (Spanish: Presidente de la República de Honduras), is the head of state and head of government of Honduras, and the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
The President of the Republic of India is the head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
The President of the Republic of Malawi is the head of state and head of government of Malawi.
The President of the Republic of Nicaragua (Presidente de la República de Nicaragua) is the head of state of Nicaragua.
The office of President of Slovenia, officially President of the Republic of Slovenia (Predsednik Republike Slovenije), was established on 23 December 1991 when the National Assembly passed a new Constitution as a result of independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The President of the United Republic of Tanzania (Rais wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania) is the head of state and head of government of Tanzania.
The President of the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı) is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey.
The President of Ukraine (Президент України, Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the Ukrainian head of state.
The President of Venezuela (Presidente de Venezuela), officially known as the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is the head of state and head of government in Venezuela's presidential system.
The President's Guest House, commonly known as Blair House, is a complex of four formerly separate buildings—Blair House, Lee House, Peter Parker House, and 704 Jackson Place—located in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
The Prime Minister of Bulgaria (Министър-председател, Ministar-predsedatel) is the head of government of Bulgaria.
The Prime Minister of Canada (Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Canada's head of government, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or Governor General of Canada on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution.
The French Prime Minister (Premier ministre français) in the Fifth Republic is the head of government.
The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Greece (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elládas), is the head of government of the Hellenic Republic and the leader of the Greek cabinet.
The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the executive of the Government of India.
The Prime Minister of Iraq is Iraq's head of government.
The is the head of government of Japan.
The Prime Minister of Lebanon, officially the President of the Council of Ministers, is the head of government and the head of the Council of Ministers.
The Prime Minister of Malta (Prim Ministru ta' Malta) is the Head of Government, which is the highest official of Malta.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.
The President of the Council of Ministers (Polish: Prezes Rady Ministrów), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Poland (Polish: Premier Polski), is the leader of the cabinet and the head of government of Poland.
Prime Minister (Portuguese: Primeiro-Ministro) is the current title of the head of government of Portugal.
The Prime Minister of the Government of Romania (Prim-ministrul Guvernului României) is the head of the Government of Romania.
The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation (translit), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister (translit) is the head of the Russian government and the second most powerful figure of the Russian Federation.
There have been eight Prime Ministers of Slovenia, officially President of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia (Predsednik Vlade Republike Slovenije), since the country gained parliamentary democracy in 1989 and independence in 1991.
The Prime Minister of South Africa (Eerste Minister van Suid-Afrika) was the head of government in South Africa between 1910 and 1984.
The Prime Minister of Turkey (Turkish: Başbakan) was the head of government of Turkey.
Prince Hubertus of Prussia (Hubertus Karl Wilhelm; 30 September 1909 – 8 April 1950) was the third son of Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany and Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.
Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha (along with the hare and the pika).
Radio astronomy is a subfield of astronomy that studies celestial objects at radio frequencies.
Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian-English writer of romance and adventure novels.
Raimundo Díaz Pacheco (1906-October 30, 1950) was a political activist and the Treasurer General of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party.
Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962.
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (born 12 December 1950), known by his mononymous stage name Rajinikanth, is an Indian film actor and politician who works primarily in Tamil cinema.
Rajiv Malhotra (born 15 September 1950) is an Indian-American author and public intellectual who, after a career in the computer and telecom industries, took early retirement in 1995 to found the Infinity Foundation, which focuses on Indic studies, but also funds projects such as Columbia University's project to translate the Tibetan Buddhist Tengyur.
Ralph Johnson Bunche (August 7, 1904 December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel.
Sir Ralph Freeman (27 November 1880 – 11 March 1950) was an English structural engineer, responsible for the design of several of the world's most impressive bridges.
Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya (born Giridhar Mishra on 14 January 1950) is a Hindu religious leader, educator, Sanskrit scholar, polyglot, poet, author, textual commentator, philosopher, composer, singer, playwright and Katha artist based in Chitrakoot, India.
Randy Randall Rudy Quaid (born October 1, 1950) is an American film and television actor and Academy Award nominee known for his roles in both serious drama and light comedy.
Ransom Eli Olds (June 3, 1864 – August 26, 1950) was a pioneer of the American automotive industry, after whom the Oldsmobile and REO brands were named.
Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services, or an artificial restriction of demand.
Raymond 'Ray' Duggan (born 1913 West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia - died 20 January 1950 in Sydney, Australia) was an international Speedway first rode in the UK with the New Cross Lambs.
Raymond Sommer (31 August 1906 – 10 September 1950) was a French motor racing driver.
The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in 1919.
Maureen Reillette "Rebbie" Jackson Brown (born May 29, 1950) is an American singer.
Mehmet Recep Peker (5 February 1889 – 1 April 1950) was a Turkish military officer and politician.
Rede Tupi (also known as TV Tupi or formally as Rádio Difusora São Paulo S.A.) was the first television network in South America.
A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.
Renate Stecher (née Meißner, born 12 May 1950) is a German (former East German) sprint runner and a triple Olympic champion.
A republic (res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers.
The Republic of Korea Armed Forces, also known as the ROK Armed Forces, are the armed forces of South Korea.
In law, resolution is a written motion adopted by a deliberative body.
Rex Ingram (15 January 1892 – 21 July 1950) was an Irish film director, producer, writer and actor.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist.
Richard Dean Anderson (born January 23, 1950) is an American actor and producer.
Keith Thibodeaux (born December 1, 1950) is a former American child actor of television and film and a musician, best known for playing Little Ricky on the television sitcoms I Love Lucy and The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour.
Richard Fontaine Maury (Philadelphia, 18 December 1882 – Córdoba, 10 July 1950) was an American railway engineer naturalized Argentine, famous for the project of the Argentine "Ramal C-14" of the Ferrocarril General Manuel Belgrano, better known for the touristic Tren a las Nubes.
James Richard Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American politician who is the 14th and current United States Secretary of Energy, serving in the Cabinet of Donald Trump.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
RMS Aquitania was a British ocean liner of Cunard Line in service from 1914 to 1950.
Robbie Coltrane, OBE (born Anthony Robert McMillan; 30 March 1950) is a Scottish actor and author.
Robert Betts Laughlin (born November 1, 1950) is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University.
Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Robert Schuman (29 June 18864 September 1963) was a Luxembourg-born French statesman.
Roland Matthes (born 17 November 1950) is a retired German swimmer and the most successful backstroke swimmer of all times.
Roman Tam Pak-sin (11 February 1945 – 18 October 2002), known professionally by his stage name Law Man, was a Hong Kong singer.
Ronald Perlman (born April 13, 1950) is an American actor and voice actor.
Rosanna DeSoto (born September 2, 1950) is an American actress who has performed in films and television.
Rosemarie "Rosi" Mittermaier-Neureuther (born 5 August 1950) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Germany.
Rosli Dhobi (18 March 1932 – 2 March 1950) was a Malay Sarawakian nationalist from Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia during the British crown colony era in that state.
Rowan Douglas Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth (born 14 June 1950) is a Welsh Anglican bishop, theologian and poet.
Roy Schuiten (16 December 1950 – 19 September 2006) was a Dutch track and road racing cyclist.
Roy Allen Williams (born August 1, 1950) is an American college basketball coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Question (Question royale, Koningskwestie) was a major political crisis in Belgium that lasted from 1945 to 1951, coming to a head between March and August 1950.
Rudolf Palm (Curaçao, 11 January 1880 – Curaçao, 11 September 1950) is a Curaçao born composer.
Russell Alan Hulse (born November 28, 1950) is an American physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, shared with his thesis advisor Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., "for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation".
Sadashiv Dattaray Amrapurkar (11 May 1950 – 3 November 2014) was an Indian actor, best known for his performances in Marathi and Hindi films in the period 1983 to 1999.
Sharon "Safiya" Henderson-Holmes (1950–2001) was an African-American poet from New York.
Saleh al-Ali or Shaykh Saleh Ahmad al-Ali (الشيخ صالح أحمد العلي) (1884 in Al-Shaykh Badr – 13 April 1950 in Tartus) was a prominent Syrian Alawi leader who commanded the Syrian Revolt of 1919, one of the first rebellions against the French mandate of Syria before the Great Syrian Revolt.
Sally Thomsett (born 3 April 1950) is an English actress who was born in Sussex, England.
Salvatore Giuliano (Sicilian: Turiddu or Sarvaturi Giulianu) (16 November 1922 – 5 July 1950) was a Sicilian bandit, who rose to prominence in the disorder which followed the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943.
Samuel Anthony Alito Jr. (born April 1, 1950) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Sara Ellen Allgood (29 November 1879 – 13 September 1950) was an Irish–American actress.
Sarawak is a state of Malaysia.
The Schuman Declaration is the statement made by the French foreign minister Robert Schuman on 9 May 1950.
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is a non-profit, marine conservation organization based in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington, in the United States.
was a Japanese philosopher, best known for his work in the philosophy of religion dealing mostly with western religion and also western philosophical thoughts in theological aspects of Christianity.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
The Seoul National University Hospital massacre (서울대학교 부속병원 학살 사건 Hanja: 서울國立大學校附属病院虐殺事件) was a massacre committed by the North Korea's Korean People's Army on 28 June 1950 of 700 to 900 doctors, nurses, inpatient civilians and wounded soldiers at the Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul district of South Korea.
Between the years AD 1900 and 2099, September 11 of the Gregorian calendar is the leap day of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov (Серге́й Ви́кторович Лавро́в,; born 21 March 1950) is a Russian diplomat and politician; he is currently the Foreign Minister of Russia, in office since 2004.
Sheila Jackson Lee (born January 12, 1950) is an American politician.
Shirley Temple BlackWhile Temple occasionally used "Jane" as a middle name, her birth certificate reads "Shirley Temple".
The Short S.25 Sunderland was a British flying boat patrol bomber, developed and constructed by Short Brothers for the Royal Air Force (RAF).
Sidney Patrick Grauman (March 17, 1879 – March 5, 1950) was an American showman who created two of Hollywood's most recognizable and visited landmarks, the Chinese Theatre and the Egyptian Theatre.
Sihem Bensedrine (سهام بن سدرين) (born October 28, 1950) is a Tunisian journalist and human rights activist.
Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury.
Simon John Cadell (19 July 1950 – 6 March 1996) was an English actor, best known for his portrayal of Jeffrey Fairbrother in the first five series of the BBC situation comedy Hi-de-Hi!.
Simon Jones (born 27 July 1950) is an English actor.
Simone Ehivet Gbagbo (born 20 June 1949), National Assembly website (2007 archive page).
The Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders were a series of federal prosecutions conducted from 1949 to 1958 in which leaders of the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) were accused of violating the Smith Act, a statute which imposed penalties on those who advocated violent overthrow of the government.
Smokie (originally spelt Smokey) are an English rock band from Bradford, Yorkshire.
Snow refers to forms of ice crystals that precipitate from the atmosphere (usually from clouds) and undergo changes on the Earth's surface.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
Datuk Soh Chin Aun (born 28 July 1950) is a Malaysian national football player from Malacca alongside the late Mokhtar Dahari and R. Arumugam.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Sri Aurobindo (born Aurobindo Ghose; 15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950) was an Indian philosopher, yogi, guru, poet, and nationalist.
Sri Lankan Tamils (also) or Ceylon Tamils, also known as Eelam Tamils in Tamil, are members of the Tamil ethnic group native to the South Asian island state of Sri Lanka.
Stanisław Kętrzyński (10 September 1878 in Lwów, Austrian Empire – 26 May 1950 in Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish historian and diplomat.
Stanley Bernard Livingston (born November 24, 1950) is an American actor, best known for playing Richard "Chip" Douglas, the third son of Steve Douglas (Fred MacMurray) on the long-running television series My Three Sons.
The Ministry for State Security (Ministerium für Staatssicherheit, MfS) or State Security Service (Staatssicherheitsdienst, SSD), commonly known as the Stasi, was the official state security service of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
Steven D. Cuozzo (born January 17, 1950) is an American writer and newspaper editor who writes as a restaurant critic, real estate columnist, and op-ed contributor at the New York Post, a daily newspaper primarily distributed in New York City and its surrounding area.
Stephen Michael "Steve" Erickson (born April 20, 1950) is an American novelist.
Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is an English musician, songwriter, singer and producer who gained prominence as the guitarist of the English progressive rock band Genesis from 1971 to 1977.
Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Sudha Murthy (also spelled Murty; née Kulkarni on 19 August 1950) is an Indian philanthropist and writer in Kannada and English.
thumb The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.
A summit meeting (or just summit) is an international meeting of heads of state or government, usually with considerable media exposure, tight security, and a prearranged agenda.
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during and after World War II.
The Suppression of Communism Act 44 of 1950 (renamed the Internal Security Act in 1976) was legislation of the national government in South Africa, passed on 26 June 1950 (and coming into effect on 17 July) which formally banned the Communist Party of South Africa and proscribed any party or group subscribing to communism according to a uniquely broad definition of the term.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Susan Melody George (born 26 July 1950) is an English film and television actress, film producer, and Arabian horse breeder.
Susan Kay Quatro (born 3 June 1950) is an American rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actress.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sylvester James Gates Jr. (born December 15, 1950), known as S. James Gates the 6th or Jim Gates, is an American theoretical physicist who works on supersymmetry, supergravity, and superstring theory.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
Muhandiram T. Sathasiva IyerThe word Muhandiram is not a part of his name.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a pair of twin suspension bridges that span the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound in Pierce County, Washington.
Tadeusz Reichstein (20 July 1897 – 1 August 1996) was a Polish-Swiss chemist and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (1950).
Tadeusz Tomaszewski (26 November 1881, Sacin (Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą, Grójec County) – 10 August 1950 London) was 33rd Prime Minister of Poland and 3rd Prime Minister of the Polish Government in Exile (1949Editor Peter Stachura Writer Chapter 4 Wojciech Rojek The Poles in Britain 1940-2000 Page 35-1950).
Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
, real name, is a well-known stage and movie actor in Japan who is probably best known internationally for his portrayal of Chairman Kaga in the Japanese television show Iron Chef produced by Fuji TV.
Tamil (தமிழ்) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Burghers, Douglas, and Chindians.
Sir Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton, (born 28 July 1950) is the fourth and current Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
The Tánaiste is the deputy head of government of Ireland and the second-most senior officer in the Government of Ireland.
Edward Granville Theodore (29 December 1884 – 9 February 1950), nicknamed Red Ted, was an Australian politician who served as Premier of Queensland from 1919 to 1925, as leader of the state Labor Party.
Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 – January 13, 2010) was an American singer.
Tel Aviv (תֵּל אָבִיב,, تل أَبيب) is the second most populous city in Israel – after Jerusalem – and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area.
Tengku Sulaiman Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (born 17 July 1950) is a Malaysian corporate figure and a member of the Selangor Royal Family.
Therese Gardella (December 19, 1894 – January 3, 1950) was an Italian American performer on the stage and screen whose stage persona was "Aunt Jemima." She performed on both stage and screen, usually in blackface.
The Thames Estuary is the estuary in which the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, in the south-east of Great Britain.
The Archers is the world's longest-running radio soap opera.
The Box Tops are an American rock band, formed in Memphis in 1967.
The Choirboys is an Australian hard rock and Australian pub rock band from Sydney formed as Choirboys in 1978 with mainstays Mark Gable on lead vocals, Ian Hulme on bass guitar, Brad Carr on lead guitar and Lindsay Tebbutt on drums.
The Huntsville Times is a thrice-weekly newspaper published in Huntsville, Alabama, and printed in Birmingham, Alabama.
Absalom Themba Dlamini (born 1 December 1950) was the Prime Minister of Swaziland from November 2003 to September 2008.
Theophilus Pashkovsky, born Theodore Nicholaevich Pashkovsky (Фёдор Николаевич Пашковский) and commonly known as Metropolitan Theophilus (February 6, 1874 in Kiev – June 27, 1950 in San Francisco), was primate of the North American metropolia, Archbishop of San Francisco, Metropolitan of All America and Canada.
Theophrastos Sakellaridis (Θεόφραστος Σακελλαρίδης) (7 September 1883 2 January 1950), was a Greek composer, conductor, and basic creator of Greek operetta.
A thermonuclear weapon is a second-generation nuclear weapon design using a secondary nuclear fusion stage consisting of implosion tamper, fusion fuel, and spark plug which is bombarded by the energy released by the detonation of a primary fission bomb within, compressing the fuel material (tritium, deuterium or lithium deuteride) and causing a fusion reaction.
Thierry Zéno (born Thierry Jonard; 22 April 1950 – 7 June 2017), retrieved 2009-05-10.
Thomas Addis Emmet, S.J. (August 23, 1873 – October 5, 1950) was an American-born bishop of the Catholic Church.
Field Marshal Sir Thomas Albert Blamey, (24 January 188427 May 1951) was an Australian general of the First and Second World Wars, and the only Australian to attain the rank of field marshal.
Thomas Johannes Gottschalk (born 18 May 1950) is a German radio and television host, entertainer and actor.
Thomas Joseph Pickard (born January 6, 1950) was an acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 71 days in the summer of 2001 following the resignation of Director Louis Freeh.
The historical era of Tibet from 1912 to 1951 followed the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1912, and lasted until the invasion of Tibet by the People's Republic of China.
Timothy John Russert (May 7, 1950 – June 13, 2008) was an American television journalist and lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the longest-serving moderator of NBC's Meet the Press.
Timothy Michael Dolan (born February 6, 1950) is an American cardinal prelate of the Catholic Church.
Tollund Man is a naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the 4th century BC, during the period characterised in Scandinavia as the Pre-Roman Iron Age.
Jay Thomas Kelly (born August 15, 1950) is the former manager of the Minnesota Twins baseball team from to.
Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.
Tom Towles (March 20, 1950 – April 2, 2015) was an American actor best known for his roles as Otis in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) and Harry Cooper in the 1990 remake of ''Night of the Living Dead''.
Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson (20 February 1950 – 10 August 2007) was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC.
Torcida Split is a HNK Hajduk Split supporters' group in Croatia with the branches in other countries, mostly, (but not exclusively) among Croat communities.
Trinidad Silva, Jr. (January 30, 1950 – July 31, 1988) was an American comedian and character actor, who played small supporting roles in a number of films of the 1980s.
Truth or Consequences is an American game show originally hosted on NBC radio by Ralph Edwards (1940–1957) and later on television by Edwards (1950–1954), Jack Bailey (1954–1956), Bob Barker (1956–1975), Steve Dunne (1957-58), Bob Hilton (1977–1978) and Larry Anderson (1987–1988).
Tsui Hark (Từ Khắc, born 15 February 1950), born Tsui Man-kong, is a Vietnam-born Chinese film director, producer and screenwriter.
The Turing test, developed by Alan Turing in 1950, is a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Ulrich Deppendorf (born 27 January 1950 in Essen) is a German journalist and television presenter.
The 1950 United Kingdom general election was the first ever general election to be held after a full term of Labour government.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Department of Commerce is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth.
The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.
The United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) is an agency of the United States Department of Transportation.
The White House National Security Council (NSC) is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for consideration of national security, military matters, and foreign policy matters with senior national security advisors and Cabinet officials and is part of the executive office of the president of the United States.
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The United States Senate Special Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce was a special committee of the United States Senate which existed from 1950 to 1951 and which investigated organized crime which crossed state borders in the United States.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
Created in December 1949, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is a relief and human development agency which supports more than 5 million registered Palestinian refugees, and their descendants, who fled or were expelled from their homes during the 1948 Palestine war as well as those who fled or were expelled during and following the 1967 Six Day war.
The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international association football and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the governing body for football in Uruguay.
Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), popularly known as Sardar Patel, was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India.
Vasil Petrov Kolarov (Васил Петров Коларов) (16 July 1877 – 23 January 1950) was a Bulgarian communist political leader and leading functionary in the Communist International (Comintern).
Vasilis Papakonstantinou (Βασίλης Παπακωνσταντίνου) (born 21 June 1950) is a Greek singer known mostly for his work in Greek rock.
Vasily Nikolaevich Gordov (12 December 1896 – 24 August 1950) was a Soviet military officer who commanded the Stalingrad Front between July and August 1942 until his replacement by Andrey Yeryomenko.
Vaslav Nijinsky (also Vatslav; Ва́цлав Фоми́ч Нижи́нский;; Wacław Niżyński; 12 March 1889/18908 April 1950) was a ballet dancer and choreographer cited as the greatest male dancer of the early 20th century.
Vatican City (Città del Vaticano; Civitas Vaticana), officially the Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City (Stato della Città del Vaticano; Status Civitatis Vaticanae), is an independent state located within the city of Rome.
Väinö Gabriel Kivilinna (13 October 1875, Turku - 18 March 1950; surname until 1906 Borg) was a Finnish secondary school teacher, temperance movement activist and politician.
Víctor Manuel Román y Reyes (13 October 1872 – 6 May 1950) was the President of Nicaragua from 15 August 1947 to his death on 6 May 1950.
Việt Minh (abbreviated from Việt Nam độc lập đồng minh, French: "Ligue pour l'indépendance du Viêt Nam", English: “League for the Independence of Vietnam") was a national independence coalition formed at Pác Bó by Hồ Chí Minh on May 19, 1941.
Viceland (stylized as VICELAND; formerly History International and then H2) is an American pay television channel owned by a joint venture majority-owned by A&E Networks (who owns a 10% stake in Vice Media, alongside a separate 10% stake owned directly by A&E's co-owner Disney).
Vicente del Bosque González, 1st Marquess of Del Bosque (born 23 December 1950) is a Spanish football coach and former player who most recently managed the Spain national team.
Vicente Sotto y Yap (April 18, 1877 – May 28, 1950) was a Filipino politician and former Senator of the Philippines.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Vicki Ree "Victoria" Principal (born January 3, 1950) is an American actress, entrepreneur, and author, best known for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the American prime time television soap opera series Dallas that aired on the CBS network from 1978 to 1991.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Viktor Ivanovich Strazhev (27 October 1879, Usolye – 19 October 1950) was a Russian bibliographer, translator, poet and literary critic.
Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Ві́ктор Фе́дорович Януко́вич,; born 9 July 1950) is a Ukrainian politician who was elected as the fourth President of Ukraine on 7 February 2010.
The Volkswagen Type 2, known officially (depending on body type) as the Transporter, Kombi or Microbus, or, informally, as the Bus (US) or Camper (UK), is a forward control panel van introduced in 1950 by the German automaker Volkswagen as its second car model.
Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer.
Walter Herschel Beech (January 30, 1891 – November 29, 1950) was an American pioneer aviator who co-founded Beech Aircraft Company.
Walter Thomas Huston (ancestry.com né Houghston; April 5, 1883 – April 7, 1950) was a Canadian actor and singer.
Walton Harris Walker (December 3, 1889 – December 23, 1950) was a United States Army four-star general who served as a commander in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War, where he commanded the Eighth United States Army before dying in a jeep accident.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
Waste (or wastes) are unwanted or unusable materials.
Władysław Filipkowski (noms de guerre Cis and Janka; May 1, 1892–April 17, 1950) was a Polish military commander and a professional officer of the Polish Army.
Wendie Malick (born December 13, 1950) is an American actress and former fashion model, best known for her roles in television comedies.
Wendy Wasserstein (October 18, 1950 – January 30, 2006) was an American playwright.
Werner Haase (2 August 1900 – 30 November 1950) was a professor of medicine and SS member during the Nazi era.
Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun (March 23, 1912 – June 16, 1977) was a German (and, later, American) aerospace engineer and space architect.
The West Bank (الضفة الغربية; הגדה המערבית, HaGadah HaMa'aravit) is a landlocked territory near the Mediterranean coast of Western Asia, the bulk of it now under Israeli control, or else under joint Israeli-Palestinian Authority control.
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia.
William Aloysius Griffin (November 20, 1885 – January 1, 1950) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
William Hall Macy Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor.
William McChord Hurt (born March 20, 1950) is an American actor.
William Knox Schroeder (July 20, 1950 – May 4, 1970) was a student at Kent State University, Ohio, when he was killed by Ohio National Guardsmen in the Kent State shootings.
William Lyon Mackenzie King (December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950), also commonly known as Mackenzie King, was the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s through the 1940s.
William Francis Murphy (May 11, 1885 – February 7, 1950) was an American clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church.
William Norwood Wadsworth (7 June 1874–6 June 1950) was an American actor of the silent era best known for his roles in early Westerns, playing the villain in What Happened to Mary? (1912), the first Western film serial and for playing Samuel Pickwick in Mr Pickwick's Predicament (1912), an early screen adaptation of The Pickwick Papers.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
A winter storm is an event in which varieties of precipitation are formed that only occur at low temperatures, such as snow or sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are low enough to allow ice to form (i.e. freezing rain).
Wolfsburg is the fifth largest city in the German state of Lower Saxony.
The World Dance Council Ltd (WDC), is a registered limited company, and the legal successor to the International Council of Ballroom Dancing, and was established at a meeting organised by Phillip J. S. Richardson on 22 September 1950 in Edinburgh.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xavier Villaurrutia y González (27 March 1903 – 25 December 1950) was a Mexican poet and playwright whose most famous works are the short theatrical dramas called Autos profanos, compiled in the work Poesía y teatro completos, published in 1953.
The Yalu River, also called the Amrok River or Amnok River, is a river on the border between North Korea and China.
Yi Kwang-su (1892, Chongju – 1950) was a Korean writer and independence and nationalist activist.
Yuen Wah (born 2 September 1950) is a Hong Kong action film actor, action choreographer, stuntman and martial artist who has appeared in over 160 films and over 20 television series.
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.
Záviš Kalandra (10 November 1902 - 27 June 1950) was a Czechoslovak historian and theorist of literature executed by communists on charges of conspiracy and treason.
Zenonas Petrauskas (June 22, 1950 – January 18, 2009) was a Lithuanian lawyer and deputy foreign minister of Lithuania (2004–2006).
The 12 Hours of Sebring is an annual motorsport endurance race for sports cars held at Sebring International Raceway, on the site of the former Hendricks Army Airfield World War II air base in Sebring, Florida.
The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso; born Lhamo Thondup, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
The 1950 Assam–Tibet earthquake, also known as the Assam earthquake, occurred on 15 August and had a moment magnitude of 8.6.
On 14 February 1950, a Convair B-36B, Air Force Serial Number 44-92075 assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing at Carswell Air Force Base, crashed in northern British Columbia after jettisoning a Mark 4 nuclear bomb.
On 5 August 1950, a nuclear-capable United States Air Force Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber carrying a Mark 4 nuclear bomb crashed shortly after takeoff from Fairfield-Suisun Air Force Base with 20 men on board.
The 1950 FIFA World Cup, held in Brazil from 24 June to 16 July 1950, was the fourth FIFA World Cup.
The 1950 French Annapurna expedition, led by Maurice Herzog, successfully reached the summit of Annapurna I at, the highest peak in the Annapurna Massif.
The 1950 Rivière-du-Loup B-50 nuclear weapon loss incident refers to loss of a nuclear weapon near Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada, during the fall of 1950.
The Tête de l'Obiou accident was an airliner crash in France on 13 November 1950.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
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1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
2 Squadron is a squadron in the South African Air Force which was formed in 1940.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
The 22nd Academy Awards was held on March 23, 1950, at the RKO Pantages Theatre and awarded Oscars for the best in films in 1949.
The 24th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the United States Army.
The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.