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Monday 3 July 1950

1950-07-03

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Flame and the Arrow, directed by Jacques Tourneur, 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 30 days ?

The Flame and the Arrow

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas

Country: United States

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Destination Moon

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers

Country: United States

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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The Gunfighter

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States

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Father of the Bride

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Your Hit Parade

Starring: Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Raymond Scott

Country: United States

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The Web

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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Big Top

Starring: Jack Sterling, Dan Lurie, Ed McMahon, Chris Keegan

Country: United States

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The Garry Moore Show

Starring: Garry Moore, Edmund Gaynes

Country: United States

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Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel

Written by: Doug Johnson

Starring: Bernardine Flynn, Maurice Copeland, Jim Bannon, Arthur Peterson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 July 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • National holiday in Belarus
  • Feast day of Saint Thomas
  • Start of the Dog Days
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jim Hahn: American politician, a lifelong resident of Los Angeles.
  • Ewen Chatfield: New Zealand cricketer.
  • James Hahn: American judge and politician 40th Mayor of Los Angeles.
  • Jan Zajic: Czechoslovakian activist, a student and patriot who became a national hero when he burned himself to death in response to the Soviet Invasion on 8/21/1968.
  • Damon Harris: Baltimore, Maryland -- Rocker (Temptations-My Girl).
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Facts:
  • 1st time US and North Korean forces clash in Korean War
  • Casey Stengel asks Joe DiMaggio to play 1st base (handles 13 chances)
  • First time US and North Korean forces clash in the Korean War.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Tzena, Tzena, Tzena - Weavers (Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra)
  2. Mona Lisa - Victor Young & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cherry)

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Magazine Covers

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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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