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Wednesday 2 August 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mathieu Carrière and Kathryn Harrold. Broken Arrow, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Marx Brothers by Kyle Samuel Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

Country: United States

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The Men

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane

Country: United States

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Treasure Island

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney

Country: United States

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Winchester '73

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Gene Autry Show

Starring: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

Country: United States

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Andy Pandy

Written by: Freda Lingstrom

Starring: Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred, Tom Conti

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Your Hit Parade

Starring: Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Raymond Scott

Country: United States

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The Web

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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Big Top

Starring: Jack Sterling, Dan Lurie, Ed McMahon, Chris Keegan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1950 ?

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Play a Simple Melody - Gary Crosby & Friend (Bing Crosby)

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

Life magazine


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Marx Brothers

By: Kyle Samuel Crichton

Stated first edition cloth. Copyright by Arthur, Chico, Groucho, Zeppo and Gummo Marx.

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Sleep Till Noon

By: Max Shulman

Shulman's fourth satiric novel, perhaps his best. Harry Riddle, cafeteria bus boy makes good. Illustrated by Bill Crawford.

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John Adams And The American Revolution

By: Catherine Drinker Bowen

In this highly praised biography of the formative years of the America's second president, Mrs. Bowen portrays John Adams within the context of colonial America and examines the momentous events that

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Chicago Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

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