63 Chi will work for any year in the 2000 era. It is probably also a more accurate choice for the 1950 era.
Name: 63Chi LEO
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: September 7
Spectrum/Star type: Light yellow Subgiant
Distance in Light Years: 95
Diameter compared to Sun:
Luminosity compared to Sun:
Date best observed: Apr 22
Additional information: Chinese:”a Wonderful Tower” A triple with two dimmer stars
below it. The primary star is just a bit bigger and brighter than the sun.