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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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

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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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