Friday 29 December 1950
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes 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 29 December 1950 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 29 December 1950 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1950 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1950?
- Life: Childs Christmas
- Time: The Gift by Fred Meyer, a young art teacher of Rochester, N.Y.
- Life: George C Marshall
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.
Tell the world why 29 December 1950 is such a special date for you!