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Tuesday 12 December 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Billy Smith in Ontario and Pedro Ferriz de Con. Kim, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gabby Hayes Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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Rio Grande

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson

Country: United States

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King Solomon's Mines

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Gabby Hayes Show

Starring: Wright King

Country: United States

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The Jack Benny Program

Starring: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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The Stu Erwin Show

Starring: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd

Country: United States

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Somerset Maugham TV Theatre

Starring: W. Somerset Maugham, John Baragrey, Sylvia Field, Mildred Natwick

Country: United States

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
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Facts:
  • Baseball owners vote to drop 4-year old bonus and high school rule
  • 16th Heisman Trophy Award: Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (HB).
  • Paula Ackerman, the first woman appointed to perform rabbinical functions in the United States, leads the congregation in her first services.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Lilli Palmer and Rex Harrison
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mao Tse-tung -- Dec. 11, 1950
  • Life: West Berliners woman with dog

Books

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

A Rage To Live

By: John O'Hara

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...

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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

We sell Rare, out-of-print, uncommon, & used BOOKS, PRINTS, MAPS, DOCUMENTS, AND EPHEMERA. We do not sell ebooks, print on demand, or other reproduced materials. Each item you see here is individually described and imaged.

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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. It’s the story of Adriana, a simple girl with no fortune but her beauty ...

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