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Wednesday 21 June 1950

1950-06-21

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Destination Moon, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Destination Moon

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers

Country: United States

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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The Gunfighter

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States

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Father of the Bride

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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Kind Hearts and Coronets

Directed by: Robert Hamer

Starring: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Garry Moore Show

Starring: Garry Moore, Edmund Gaynes

Country: United States

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Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel

Written by: Doug Johnson

Starring: Bernardine Flynn, Maurice Copeland, Jim Bannon, Arthur Peterson

Country: United States

Armstrong Circle Theatre

Starring: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Country: United States

Broadway Open House

Written by: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Milton Delugg, Jerry Lester, Dagmar, Joan Lorry

Country: United States

The Alan Young Show

Starring: Alan Young, Gloria DeHaven, Joe Besser, Nelson Eddy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Girls holding hands on beach
  • Time: Secretary of Agriculture
  • Life: Hopalong Cassidy

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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