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Saturday 16 December 1950

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It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). 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.
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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 ?

Charlie Wild, Private Detective

Starring: John McQuade

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roy Shuiten: .
  • Isaac Starkman: Professional astrologer in Israel, specializing in birth time rectification.
  • Ieremia Tabai: President of Kiribati (Gilbert Islands) (1979-91).
  • Roy Schuiten: Dutch track and road cyclist racer, he became a team manager before starting a restaurant.
  • Claudia Cohen: American gossip columnist and socialite (Born 1950).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Truman proclaims state of emergency against Communist imperialism
  • US President Harry Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism".
  • U.S. President Harry S. Truman declares a state of emergency, after Chinese troops enter the fight with communist North Korea in the Korean War.
  • The Office of Defense Mobilization is established in the United States.

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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

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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