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Saturday 8 July 1950

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Winchester '73, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling by Frank Bettger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Andy Pandy.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Andy Pandy

Written by: Freda Lingstrom

Starring: Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred, Tom Conti

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Your Hit Parade

Starring: Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Raymond Scott

Country: United States

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The Web

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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Big Top

Starring: Jack Sterling, Dan Lurie, Ed McMahon, Chris Keegan

Country: United States

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The Garry Moore Show

Starring: Garry Moore, Edmund Gaynes

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Winchester '73

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Flame and the Arrow

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas

Country: United States

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Destination Moon

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers

Country: United States

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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The Gunfighter

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Othmar Spann: Austrian economist / sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71.
Facts:
  • 33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record)
  • 57th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats M duPont (61 36 61)
  • Gen Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief, UN forces in Korea
  • US General Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief, United Nations forces in Korea.
  • Leroy Deans awarded first Order of Purple Heart in Korea.

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Books

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

How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling

By: Frank Bettger

A business classic endorsed by Dale Carnegie, How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling is for anyone whose job it is to sell.

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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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World And Enough Time

By: Robert Penn Warren

The Pulitzer Prize winner's great novel - a story of love, hate, and betrayal based on one of the most sensational murder trials in American history.

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