Sunday 22 January 1950
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1950.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 22 January 1950 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 22 January 1950 ?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
See other famous people born on 22 January
Corinne Luchaire: French film actress who was a star of French cinema on the eve of World War II.
Alan Hale: American actor, a handsome young lead in his teens and a star in silent films, including "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
- Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1950 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
Red Foley - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs) - Tony Martin & Fran Warren
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal.
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.
Tell the world why 22 January 1950 is such a special date for you!