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Number of Records Matching Query: 124
 
MARK SPITZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 10 February 1950
Description: Swimmer - U.S.A.
Summary: Modesa,California. One of Americas greats of swimming taking seven gold medals home from the Munich Olympic games held in 1972.

SAM PHILLIPS LAUNCHES SUN RECORDS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 January 1950
Description: Sun Records was known for giving notable musicians a chance in Memphis
Summary: Sam Phillips launches Sun Records at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded by Sam Phillips, Sun Records was known for giving notable musicians such as Elvis Presley (whose recording contract was sold to RCA Victor Records for $35,000 in 1955 to relieve financial difficulties. Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash their first recording contracts and helping to launch their careers.

MITCH MILLER AND COLUMBIA RECORDS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 January 1950
Description: Mitch Miller signs as A&R man with Columbia Records.
Summary: Mitch Miller signs as A&R man with Columbia Records. Mitchell William "Mitch" Miller (July 4, 1911 – July 31, 2010) was an American musician, singer, conductor, record producer, A&R man and record company executive.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1950
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 January 1950
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1950
Summary: 1950-51 1 The Texaco Star Theater NBC 2 Fireside Theatre NBC 3 Your Show of Shows NBC 4 Philco Television Playhouse NBC 5 The Colgate Comedy Hour NBC 6 Gillette Cavalcade of Sports NBC 7 Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts CBS 8 Mama CBS 9 Robert Montgomery Presents NBC 10 Martin Kane, Private Eye NBC 11 Man Against Crime CBS 12 Somerset MaughamTheatre NBC 13 Kraft Television Theatre NBC 14 Toast of the Town (Ed Sullivan) CBS 15 The Aldrich Family NBC 16 You Bet Your Life NBC 17 Armstrong Circle Theater (tie) NBC 17 Big Town (tie) CBS 17 Lights Out (tie) NBC 20 The Alan Young Show CBS

MORGAN FAIRCHILD
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 3 February 1950
Description: Actress, USA

HARPO
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 April 1950
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Sweden

ROB GUEST
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 July 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia

DAN PEEK
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 November 1950
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

JOHN LANDIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 August 1950
Description: Actor, Film Director, USA

MORGAN FISHER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 January 1950
Description: Organ, UK

TREVOR BOLDER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 9 June 1950
Description: Bassist, Record producerUK

BARRY BLUE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 December 1950
Description: Singer, producer, songwriter

MAX CARL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 January 1950
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

DAMO SUZUKI
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 January 1950
Description: Vocalist. Japan

BARBARA ORBISON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 January 1950
Description: Entrepreneur, Music Producer, Publisher

ERIC BRAUNN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 11 August 1950
Description: Guitarist, USA

STEVE HACKETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 February 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

PETER GABRIEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 May 1950
Description: Vocalists, UK

SUSAN GEORGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 July 1950
Description: Actress, UK

ROBBIE COLTRANE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 March 1950
Description: Actor

BOB KULICK
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 January 1950
Description: Producer, Guitarist, USA

WAYNE NELSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 June 1950
Description: Bassist, USA

CHRIS GLEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 6 November 1950
Description: Bassist, Scotland

CHRIS NORMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 October 1950
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

ALEX CHILTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 December 1950
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

AGNETHA FALTSKOG
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 April 1950
Description: Vocalist, Sweden

JOHN CANDY
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 31 October 1950
Description: Actor, Canada

JOAN ARMATRADING
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 9 December 1950
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter,Pianist and Guitarist.

RANDY CASTILLO
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 December 1950
Description: Drummer, Composer, New Mexico

BERNIE TAUPIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 22 May 1950
Description: Composer, Lyricist, UK

GARY HOLT
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 4 May 1950
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

DON POWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 September 1950
Description: Drummer, UK

ROBBIE MCINTOSH
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 September 1950
Description: Drummer, UK

PAUL KOSSOFF
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 14 September 1950
Description: Guitarist

ANDY POWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 February 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

STEPHEN GEYER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 21 November 1950
Description: Composer, Arranger, Musician, USA

MIKE RUTHERFORD
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 2 October 1950
Description: Bassist, UK

TERRY WILSHIRE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 March 1950
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Guitarist, Australia.

EDDIE HAZEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 10 April 1950
Description: Guitarist, USA

GRAHAM PARKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 18 November 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

BELINDA GIBLIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 2 March 1950
Description: Actress, Australia

BILL MURRAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 21 September 1950
Description: Actor, USA

TOM PETTY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 20 October 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

MARY HOPKIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 May 1950
Description: Vocalist, Wales

STEVIE WONDER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 May 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Keyboardist, USA

ANDY ELLISON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 July 1950
Description: Vocalist, UK

KATE BUSH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 30 July 1950
Description: Vocalist,Composer, UK

CYBILL SHEPHERD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 18 February 1950
Description: Actress, USA

GRAHAM GOULD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 October 1950
Description: Guitarist, Bass, Vocalist, Australia

KAREN CARPENTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 2 March 1950
Description: Vocalist, Dummer, USA

BILLY SQUIRE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 May 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

NATALIE COLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 6 February 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

LIVINGSTON TAYLOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 21 November 1950
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, Songwriter

MARY TAMM
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 March 1950
Description: Actress. UK

ERNEST STEWART
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 10 April 1950
Description: Keyboardist, USA

JANE PAULEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 31 October 1950
Description: Television Host, USA

BILL CUNNINGHAM
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 23 January 1950
Description: Bassist, keyboardist, USA

LINDA LEWIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 27 September 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK

MIKE BATT
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 6 February 1950
Description: Producer, Singer, Composer, UK

SUZI QUATRO
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 June 1950
Description: Vocalist, Bassist

HUEY LEWIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 July 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

TED MCKENNA
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 10 March 1950
Description: Drummer, Scotland

PHYLLIS HYMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 30 June 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA

MARK CLARKE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 July 1950
Description: Bass Player

LOU GRAMM
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 May 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

LENE LOVICH
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 March 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

PETER FRAMPTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 August 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, UK

ROSS RYAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 December 1950
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Producer, Web Designer, USA

DAVID CASSIDY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 12 April 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA

GARY GREEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 November 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

TED TURNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 February 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

DAVEY O’LIST
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 December 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

NODDY HOLDER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 June 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

DEREK LONGMUIR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 26 June 1950
Description: Drummer, Scotland

DAVE BALL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 March 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

BOBBY MCFERRIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 March 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

DANNY KIRWAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 May 1950
Description: Guitarist, UK

MERRY CLAYTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 25 December 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

SUSAN COWAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 18 February 1950
Description: Vocalist, Canada

MARTIN SHORT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 March 1950
Description: Comedian, Actor, Writer, Singer, Producer

GARRY ROBERTS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 June 1950
Description: Guitarist, Ireland

ED HARRIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 November 1950
Description: Actor, USA

JEFF CONWAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 October 1950
Description: Actor, USA

ANDREW WOOLFOLK
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 11 October 1950
Description: Flautist, Percussionist, Saxophonist

ART GRANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 May 1950
Description: Bassist, UK

TEDDY PENDERGRASS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 March 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

ANDY NEWMARK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 July 1950
Description: Drummer, USA

THE HOWIE BROTHERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 8 December 1950
Description: Piano Accordian, Gutar, Vocals

BARBARA FAIRCHILD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 November 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer. USA

CHARLENE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 June 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer

DENIECE WILLIAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 June 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

GLENN HUGHES
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 July 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

BILLY RUSH MASTERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 15 September 1950
Description: Composer, Arranger. Guitarist, USA

GRAHAM BIDSTRUP
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 30 August 1950
Description: Drummer, Australia

CHRIS TOWNSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 24 July 1950
Description: Vocalist, UK

COLLEEN HEWETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 April 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia

SUSAN ANTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 October 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

RODNEY CROWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 August 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer USA

BILLY OCEAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 January 1950
Description: Vocalist,UK

JOHN PAUL YOUNG
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 June 1950
Description: Vocalist, Australia,

RANDY QUAID
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 October 1950
Description: Actor, USA

GREG KIHN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 10 July 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Novelist, USA

MIKE CAMPBELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 February 1950
Description: Guitarist, USA

MARTY RHONE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 May 1950
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Australia

CARL PALMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 March 1950
Description: Drummer, UK

BARBI BENTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 January 1950
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA

GEORGE THOROGOOD
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 24 February 1950
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA

LYNSEY DE PAUL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 11 June 1950
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, UK

ANN WILSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 June 1950
Description: Vocalist, Flautist, USA

TINA WEYMOUTH
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 November 1950
Description: Bassist, Vocalist, USA

JEAN STAFFORD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 January 1950
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

JOE PERRY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 September 1950
Description: Guitarist , USA

JOHN HUGHES
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 23 June 1950
Description: Management

JONATHAN CAIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 February 1950
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Keyboardist, Composer, USA

EMITT RHODES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 25 February 1950
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Record Producer, Dancer, USA

DAMON HARRIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 July 1950
Description: Singer, USA

JON PROVOST
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 March 1950
Description: Actor, USA

STEVW FERRONE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 April 1950
Description: Drummer, UK

MIKE CAMPBELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 February 1950
Description: Guitarist, USA

FATS NAVARRO
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 7 July 1950
Description: Trumpeter, USA

AL JOLSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 26 May 1950
Description: Vocalist, USA

HARRY LAUDER
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 February 1950
Description: Vocalist, Music hall comedian, Scotland

BUDDY DESYLVA
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 July 1950
Description: Composer, USA

EMIL JANNINGS
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 2 January 1950
Description: Actor, Switzerland

 
 
 
 
 
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