Saturday January 07, 1950, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1950, UK date format: 7/1/1950

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include 2015 shooting at Charlie Hebdo and Erin Gray. Whirlpool, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Wall by John Herse was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Escape.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 07, 1950?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

Events

  • Happy as Larry closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • Mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, kills 41 (Davenport, Iowa).

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Movies

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Whirlpool

Whirlpool

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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

The Great Rupert

The Great Rupert

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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

Ambush

Ambush

Directed by: Sam Wood

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

The Nevadan

The Nevadan

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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

Mark of the Gorilla

Mark of the Gorilla

Directed by: William Berke

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 1950?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - The Old Master Painter

TV Series

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Escape

Escape

Directed by: Roar Uthaug

Rocky King, Detective

Rocky King, Detective

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

Country: United States of America

Life with Snarky Parker

Life with Snarky Parker

Life Begins at Eighty

Life Begins at Eighty

Opera Television Theatre

Opera Television Theatre

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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The Wall by John Herse

The Wall

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The Greatest Story Ever Told by Fulton Oursler

The Greatest Story Ever Told

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Fulton Oursler's outstanding classic The Greatest Story Ever Told narrates the ever-new, everlasting story of the life of Jesus Christ. Written with powerful simplicity and set against a rich and accurate

A Guide To Confident Living by Norman Vincent Peale

A Guide To Confident Living

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"Change your thoughts and you change your life." -- Norman Vincent Peale A Guide to Confident Living shows you how to release your inner powers to achieve confidence and contentment.

Father Of The Bride by Edward Streeter

Father Of The Bride

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The New York Times bestselling classic tale about modern marriage and the basis for the popular films is now back in print!Poor Mr.

The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier

The Parasites

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"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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