It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

  • Sunset Blvd.Sunset Blvd.
    directed by Billy Wilder
    starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim
  • Broken ArrowBroken Arrow
    directed by Delmer Daves
    starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget
  • The FuriesThe Furies
    directed by Anthony Mann
    starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston
  • The MenThe Men
    directed by Fred Zinnemann
    starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane
  • Treasure IslandTreasure Island
    directed by Byron Haskin
    starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 07 August 1950 ?


Facts
  • Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, and Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League

Famous People born
David James Wottle: 800m runner (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
Alan Keyes: American diplomat and political activist

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Make this date unforgettable

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Governor K.C. Wu -- Aug. 7, 1950 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Governor K.C. Wu -- Aug. 7, 1950
  •  Peggy Dow Life
    Peggy Dow
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Books

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

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal

by Henry Morton Robinson


On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Joy Street

by Frances Parkinson Keyes


Emily Field was a tender wife, a charming hostess, a gracious symbol of aristocratic old Boston. But she was never a woman - until she met her husband's handsome and brilliant law partner, David Salomont.

The Wall by John Herse

The Wall

by John Herse


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Body By Fisher Car (1950)Body By Fisher Car (1950)
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Hunter  Holanda (1950)Hunter Holanda (1950)
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Am. Bridge Ad C&o Midland, Tx/prr Trenton, Nj (1950)Am. Bridge Ad C&o Midland, Tx/prr Trenton, Nj (1950)
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