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Tuesday 8 August 1950

US date format: 8/8/1950, UK date format: 8/8/1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martine Aubry and Ken Kutaragi. Alina, directed by Giorgio Pastina, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Grand Alliance by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Innocents Abroad.
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What the sky looked like on 8 August 1950

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Movies

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

Alina

Directed by: Giorgio Pastina

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Amedeo Nazzari, Doris Dowling, Juan de Landa

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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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

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Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patricia Medina, Walter Slezak

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The Admiral Was a Lady

Directed by: Albert S. Rogell

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Wanda Hendrix, Rudy Vallee, Johnny Sands

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The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson

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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1950 - Geocentric view

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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. Goodnight, Irene - Red Foley & Ernest Tubb
  2. Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) - Ames Brothers

Books

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

The Grand Alliance

By: Winston S. Churchill

The New York Public Library, in looking back on the greatest books of the past century, called Churchill's history "monumental" and said that the author "drew upon thousands of his own

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Chicago Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

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Mr. Jones, Meet The Master

By: Peter Marshall

In 'Mr. Jones meet the Master', you are allowed the privilege of reading just a few of Dr. Marshall's sermons. When most people (Especially teenagers) hear that you're reading 'a book

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The Bizarre Sisters

By: Jay Walz

369 pages of excellent text.

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