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Sunday 22 January 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Bew and Pamela Salem. Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while A Rage To Live by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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Movies

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

Gun Crazy

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger

Country: United States

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All the King's Men

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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The Outlaw

Directed by: Howard Hughes

Starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell

Country: United States

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The Inspector General

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates

Country: United States

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Whisky Galore

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Rocky King, Detective

Starring: Roscoe Karns, Grace Carney, Earl Hammond, Ken Roberts

Country: United States

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The Steve Allen Show

Starring: Peggy Lee

Country: United States

Rootie Kazootie

Starring: Todd Russell

Country: United States

BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Starring: Richard Caldicot, Robert Brown, Brian Rix, George Woodbridge

Country: United Kingdom

The Buster Keaton Show

Starring: Buster Keaton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Hale: American actor, a handsome young lead in his teens and a star in silent films, including "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
  • Corinne Luchaire: French film actress who was a star of French cinema on the eve of World War II.
Facts:
  • Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. Red Foley - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
  3. I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs) - Tony Martin & Fran Warren

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ice skating prodigy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul H. Douglas -- Jan. 16, 1950
  • Life: Actress Norma de Landa

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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