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Monday 8 May 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Blankfield in Pasadena and Marc Veyrat-Durebex. Please Believe Me, directed by Norman Taurog, 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.
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TV Series

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

Space Patrol

Written by: Mike Moser

Starring: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Country: United States

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The Cisco Kid

Starring: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Diablo, Loco

Country: United States

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Your Show of Shows

Written by: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Country: United States

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What's My Line?

Starring: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Country: United States

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Rocky King, Detective

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Please Believe Me

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stevens

Country: United States

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D.O.A.

Directed by: Rudolph Mat

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler

Country: United States

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The Big Lift

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers

Country: United States

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Wagon Master

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey Jr.

Country: United States

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A Ticket to Tomahawk

Directed by: Richard Sale

Starring: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons
  • China's Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Hoop-Dee-Doo - Kay Starr
  2. Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Roses

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jackie Robinson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur H. Sulzberger -- May 8, 1950
  • Life: Ruth Roman

Books

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

The Cocktail Party

By: T.S. Eliot

Cocktail Party, The, by Eliot, T.S.

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Seeds Of Treason

By: Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky

Seeds of Treason: The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy [Hardcover]

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The King'S Cavalier

By: Samuel Shellabarger

Fictional Novel, Historical Fiction

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The Man With The Golden Arm

By: Nelson Algren

A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own

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