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Thursday 2 February 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 2, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robertino Rossellini and Libby Purves. Young Man with a Horn, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Way West by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Show Goes On.
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What the sky looked like on 2 February 1950

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Young Man with a Horn

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Riders of the Range

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Jacqueline White, Reed Hadley

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Gunmen of Abilene

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Starring: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Roy Barcroft

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Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Patricia Medina, Zasu Pitts, Ray Collins

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La casa chica

Directed by: Roberto Gavaldón

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Roberto Cañedo, Domingo Soler, María Douglas

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TV Series

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

The Show Goes On

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The Stage Door

What's My Line?

Starring: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Country: United States

Robert Montgomery Presents

Starring: Robert Montgomery

Country: United States

UK General Election

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1950 ?

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
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  • Arms & the Girl opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 134 performances

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 02, 1950 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
  2. Teresa Brewer - (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music!
  3. Rag Mop - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
  4. Johnnie Lee Wills - Rag Mop
  5. It Isn't Fair - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)


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

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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The King'S Cavalier

By: Samuel Shellabarger

Fictional Novel, Historical Fiction

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A Long Day'S Dying

By: Frederick Buechner

A study in nuances of character and atmosphere, this is delicately oriented and finely drawn. This is Frederick Buechner's first published novel.

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The Autobiography Of Will Rogers

By: Donald Day

In a selection of Rogers' own words, lassoed together by Day, Will Rogers tells how he became the spokesman and the watchdog for the inarticulate public in a period

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