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Sunday 1 October 1950

1950-10-01

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Black Rose, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Sunset Blvd.

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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Life with Linkletter

Starring: Vincent Price

Country: United States

Pulitzer Prize Playhouse

Starring: Elmer Davis

Country: United States

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Big Town

Starring: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens

Country: United States

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You Bet Your Life

Starring: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Browns lose to Giants, setting club record for fewest points scored by both teams (tied in 1979), New York 6, Cleveland 0
  • Phillies win NL pennant on last day of season (10th inning HR)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1950 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Harbor Lights - Ray Anthony
  2. Orange Colored Sky - King Cole Trio (Stan Kenton & His Orchestra)
  3. Perry Como - Patricia

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1950?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Swedish Red Cross woman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General O.P. Smith -- Sep. 25, 1950

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A Rage To Live

By: John O'Hara

When the beautiful, imperious and moneyed Grace Caldwell Tate wants something she goes after it. Her affair scandalises Pennsylvania's elite and she must face the costs to her marriage and the man she really loves.

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The Way West

By: A.B. Guthrie Jr

An enormously entertaining classic, THE WAY WEST brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to THE BIG SKY, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman's return to the untamed West in 1846.

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One On The House

By: Mary Lasswell

The third comic novel in the delightful World War II series featuring Mrs. Feeley, Miss Tinkham and Mrs. Rasmussen, grand beer drinkers one and all.

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The Woman Of Rome

By: Alberto Moravia

The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome.

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