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Wednesday 6 December 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Guy Drut and Joe Hisaishi. Gunman in the Streets, directed by Frank Tuttle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Spanish Gardener by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rancho Alegre.
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What the sky looked like on 6 December 1950

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Movies

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

Gunman in the Streets

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

Starring: Dane Clark, Simone Signoret, Fernand Gravey, Robert Duke

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Trail of Robin Hood

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones

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Harvey

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn, Victoria Horne

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas, Robert Douglas

Country: United States

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Highly Dangerous

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Dane Clark, Marius Goring, Naunton Wayne

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TV Series

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

Rancho Alegre

Directed by: Rolando Aguilar

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The Gabby Hayes Show

Starring: Wright King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Guy Drut: French athlete born to a British mother.
  • Joe Hisaishi: Japanese pianist composer and conductor.
  • Thom Barry
  • Daniel Sahuleka: Moluks / Dutch singer / guitarist (Viva la Libertad).
  • Helen Liddell: Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke Scottish journalist and politician Secretary of State for Scotland.
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Facts:
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mirabile illud

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1950 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Spanish Gardener

By: A.J. Cronin

When Mr Harrington Brande moves himself and his precious young son Nicholas to a grand house in the deserted Spanish town of San Jorge he is planning on a fresh start

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Joy Street

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

A young woman brought up in a Brahmin family on Beacon Hill falls in love with a man from a very different background.

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The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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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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