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Thursday 5 October 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Conway in New York City and Edward P Jones. while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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The Prudential Family Playhouse

Starring: Walter Abel, Gertrude Lawrence, Kevin McCarthy, John McQuade

Country: United States

The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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Life with Linkletter

Starring: Vincent Price

Country: United States

Pulitzer Prize Playhouse

Starring: Elmer Davis

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 5 October 1950 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Conway in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Bobby - Taxi).
  • Edward P Jones: American writer.
  • Jeff Conaway: American actor from age ten in the Broadway production of "All the Way Home.
  • David Conn: American attorney, the lead prosecutor of both Menendez boys, Eric and Lyle, who were tried together at their second trial, 1995.
  • Eddie Clarke: English guitarist (Motörhead and Fastway).
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Facts:
  • Pardon Our French opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 100 performances
  • The Indonesian government quells riots in the Moluccas.
  • The 1950-1951 invasion of Tibet by People's Republic of China begins.
  • The Agate Pass Bridge opens for traffic in Washington State.

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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 ?

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. She retells the tales of her courtship with Franklin ,the governership,the election,and presidency all leading up until the death of FDR. Almost 400 pages long with b+w photos throughout.

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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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White Collar Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Familiar office specimens, from the Chairman of the Board to the Boss's Wife, captured here with deadly hilarity.

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