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Friday 6 January 1950, Epiphany

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louis Freeh and Serge Blisko. Whirlpool, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Across the River and into the Trees by Ernest Hemingwa was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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Movies

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Whirlpool

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

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The Great Rupert

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake, Frank Orth

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Ambush

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Robert Taylor, John Hodiak, Arlene Dahl, Don Taylor

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The Nevadan

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Forrest Tucker, Frank Faylen

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Mark of the Gorilla

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Trudy Marshall, Suzanne Dalbert, Onslow Stevens

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TV Series

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

Rocky King, Detective

Starring: Roscoe Karns, Grace Carney, Earl Hammond, Ken Roberts

Country: United States

Life with Snarky Parker

Life Begins at Eighty

Opera Television Theatre

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Famous Deaths:
  • Isaiah Bowman: Geographer / co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71.
Facts:
  • Happy as Larry opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • Britain recognizes Communist government of China

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Books

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The Wall

By: John Herse

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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 Parasites

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Wickedly readable... Daphne du Maurier has instinct, with the result that every woman instinctively wants to read her." -New York Times Book ReviewMaria, Niall and Celia have grown up in the

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