Friday 18 August 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1950 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Dennis Elliott: English drummer and sculptor (Foreigner and If).
- Dennis Elliot: London, England -- Rock drummer (Foreigner).
- Candice Earley: American actress known for the TV soap series "All My Children" in which she played the character Donna Beck Tyler, in 1974-92, appearing again in 1993 and again in 1995.
- Lynn Adams: Kingsville, Texas -- LPGA golfer.
- Gary Lorentzen: American astrologer, a student and practitioner for over 30 years with expertise in psychological interpretations and mundane studies of history and geopolitics.
- Jacques Lafragette: French homicide; shot his wife to death at Montpellier 8/29/1987.
- Julien Lahaut: the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1950 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) - Ames Brothers
- Red Foley & Ernest Tubb - Goodnight, Irene
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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