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Sunday 23 April 1950

1950-04-23

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). D.O.A., directed by Rudolph Mat, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

D.O.A.

Directed by: Rudolph Mat

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler

Country: United States

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The Big Lift

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers

Country: United States

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Wagon Master

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey Jr.

Country: United States

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A Ticket to Tomahawk

Directed by: Richard Sale

Starring: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: Herbert Selpin

Starring: Sybille Schmitz, Hans Nielsen, Kirsten Heiberg

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Alan Young Show

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

Country: United States

Starlight Theatre

Starring: Mary Sinclair, Durward Kirby, Virginia Gilmore, Alfred Ryder

Country: United States

Beat the Clock

Starring: Bess Myerson

Country: United States

Space Patrol

Written by: Mike Moser

Starring: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Country: United States

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The Cisco Kid

Starring: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Diablo, Loco

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • 1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)
  • Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers, 4 games to 3
  • Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island.
  • 4th NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 4 games to 2.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Bewitched - Bill Snyder Orchestra
  2. Ray Anthony - Sentimental Me
  3. Sentimental Me - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dwight Eisenhower
  • Time: Fighter pilot Eddie Rickenbacker, president of Eastern Air Lines
  • Life: Young horsewoman

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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