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Tuesday 3 October 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laureen Ford and Pamela Hensley in Glendale. while The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Prudential Family Playhouse.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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You Bet Your Life

Starring: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman

Country: United States

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Beulah

Starring: Ethel Waters, Louise Beavers

Country: United States

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Tom Corbett, Space Cadet

Starring: Frankie Thomas, Al Markim, Jan Merlin, Jack Grimes

Country: United States

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Danger

Starring: Dick Stark

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Sunset Blvd.

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1950 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah)
  • Baseball rules Phils lefty Curt Simmons cannot play in World Series despite his being on furlough from Army
  • Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas
  • Korean War: The First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins.
  • Getúlio Dornelles Vargas is elected president of Brazil for a 5-year term.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Orange Colored Sky - King Cole Trio (Stan Kenton & His Orchestra)
  2. Ray Anthony - Harbor Lights
  3. Perry Como - Patricia

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Stuart Symington
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lucius Clay -- Oct. 2, 1950
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Little Princesses

By: Marion Crawford

he touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond.

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Owen Glen

By: Ben Ames Williams

Owen Glen, Ben Ames Williams, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1950 1st edition (dated on Title page), 629 pages, top edge blue. Note, there are two Doubleday Books order cards inserted in this

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The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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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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