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Tuesday 8 August 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martine Aubry and Ken Kutaragi. Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Innocents Abroad.
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Movies

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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter, Ward Bond

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Three Little Words

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl

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Vagabunda

Directed by: Miguel Morayta

Starring: Antonio Badú, Leticia Palma, Luis Beristáin, Irma Dorantes

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Duchess of Idaho

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Esther Williams, Van Johnson, John Lund, Paula Raymond

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The Flame and the Arrow

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas, Aline MacMahon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Innocents Abroad

Directed by: Les Blank

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

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The Stork Club

Directed by: Hal Walker

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA All-American Golf Open
  • Winston Churchill supports idea of a pan-European army allied with Canada and the U.S.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Red Foley & Ernest Tubb - Goodnight, Irene
  2. Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) - Ames Brothers

Books

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

The Cocktail Party

By: T.S. Eliot

A modern verse play about the search for meaning, in which a psychiatrist is the catalyst for the action. “An authentic modern masterpiece” (New York Post).

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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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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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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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