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Friday 5 May 1950

US date format: 5/5/1950, UK date format: 5/5/1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Abboud and Maggie MacNeal Dutch singer ("Mouth and MacNeal". Champagne for Caesar, directed by Richard Whorf, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling by Frank Bettger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My True Story.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Champagne for Caesar

Directed by: Richard Whorf

Starring: Ronald Colman, Celeste Holm, Vincent Price, Barbara Britton

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Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Wanda Hendrix, Audie Murphy, Burl Ives, Dean Jagger

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Please Believe Me

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stevens, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Motor Patrol

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Don Castle, Jane Nigh, Reed Hadley, William Henry

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The Invisible Monster

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Starring: Richard Webb, Aline Towne, Lane Bradford, Stanley Price

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TV Series

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

My True Story

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The Trap

Directed by: Annie Kelly

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Such Is Life

Directed by: Rage Productions

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Buck Rogers

Directed by: Ford Beebe

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Formula 1

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Historical Events

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  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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  • Bhumibol Adulyadej crowns himself King Rama IX of Thailand.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 05, 1950 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Roses - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  2. Hoop-Dee-Doo - Kay Starr


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

How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling

By: Frank Bettger

A business classic endorsed by Dale Carnegie, How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling is for anyone whose job it is to sell.

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The King'S Cavalier

By: Samuel Shellabarger

Fictional Novel, Historical Fiction

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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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The Peabody Sisters Of Salem

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Reviews the colorful lives, divergent personaliteis, and literary friendships of the three Salem sisters

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