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Thursday 20 July 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dannion Brinkley and Tantoo Cardinal. The Furies, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

Country: United States

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The Men

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane

Country: United States

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Treasure Island

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney

Country: United States

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Winchester '73

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Gene Autry Show

Starring: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

Country: United States

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Andy Pandy

Written by: Freda Lingstrom

Starring: Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred, Tom Conti

Country: United Kingdom

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Your Hit Parade

Starring: Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Raymond Scott

Country: United States

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The Web

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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Big Top

Starring: Jack Sterling, Dan Lurie, Ed McMahon, Chris Keegan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dannion Brinkley: American author and a prime example of the near-death-experience, a superstar on the lecture circuit of occult devotees and the author of three books about his NDEs, selling some four million copies.
  • Tantoo Cardinal: Canadian actress.
  • Edward Leigh: English lawyer and politician.
  • Naseeruddin Shah: Indian actor and director.
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Facts:
  • Arthur Murray Party premieres on ABC TV (later DuMont, CBS, NBC)
  • Cold War: In Philadelphia, Harry Gold pleads guilty to spying for the Soviet Union by passing secrets from atomic scientist Klaus Fuchs.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Tony Martin - La Vie En Rose
  2. Tzena, Tzena, Tzena - Mitch Miller & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pilot with jets Korea
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph Stalin -- July 17, 1950
  • Life: Actress Miroslava Stern

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

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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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