It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 ?
  • The OutlawThe Outlaw
    directed by Howard Hughes
    starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell
  • All the King's MenAll the King's Men
    directed by Robert Rossen
    starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru
  • The Inspector GeneralThe Inspector General
    directed by Henry Koster
    starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates
  • Whisky GaloreWhisky Galore
    directed by Alexander Mackendrick
    starring: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey
  • Samson and DelilahSamson and Delilah
    directed by Cecil B. DeMille
    starring: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Wednesday, 11 January 1950 ?

Holidays
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
  • Albania - Republic Day (1946).

Famous People died
Karin Michaelis: Writer, dies at 77
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Music Charts

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

 TIME Magazine Cover: Carol Channing -- Jan. 9, 1950
TIME Magazine Cover: Carol Channing -- Jan. 9, 1950

Magazine

 Vogue Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover

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 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson

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Books

Joy Street - Frances Parkinson Keyes

Joy Street - Frances Parkinson Keyes

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Books

Across the River and into the Trees - Ernest Hemingwa

Across the River and into the Trees - Ernest Hemingwa

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Books

The Wall - John Herse

The Wall - John Herse

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Old Journal Ads

Old Gold (1950)Old Gold (1950)
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Old Journal Ads

Gladys Rockmore Davis Art Children Play Nurse Ad T (1950)Gladys Rockmore Davis Art Children Play Nurse Ad T (1950)
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Beer Douglass Rockwell Art AND Texaco Sky Chief (1950)Beer Douglass Rockwell Art AND Texaco Sky Chief (1950)
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