Monday 21 August 1950
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arthur Bremer and Patrick Juvet.
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.
On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 21 August 1950 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 21 August 1950 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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Arthur Bremer: American psychotic, an attempted assassin who shot and paralyzed presidential candidate George Wallace on 5/15/1972 at a Laurel, MD shopping center.
Patrick Juvet: Swiss musician, pop singer and songwriter.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1950 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1950?
- Life: Ladies with bubbles Peep Show
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jacob Malik -- Aug. 21, 1950
- Life: Admiral Hoskins
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 21 August 1950 is such a special date for you!