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Friday 8 September 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Victor Starr and Will Lee. The Black Rose, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasury Men in Action.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Treasury Men in Action

Starring: Walter Greaza

Country: United States

Dick Tracy

Starring: Ralph Byrd, Joe Devlin, William Woodson

Country: United States

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The Colgate Comedy Hour

Written by: Fred Hamilton

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin

Country: United States

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The New Truth and Consequences

Written by: Ralph Edwards

Starring: Vincent Price, Bob Barker, Buster Keaton

Country: United States

The Gene Autry Show

Starring: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Sunset Blvd.

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 September 1950 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Victor Starr: Composer.
  • Will Lee: Rock guitarist (Late Show with David Letterman).
  • Joe Hartzler: American lawyer who, as lead federal prosecutor in the trial of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, handled one of the most important cases in the history of the United States.
  • Monika Schanz: German astrologer.
  • Ian Davidson: Scottish lawyer and politician.
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Facts:
  • The Defense Production Act is enacted into law in the U.S., shaping American military contracting for the next 60 years.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Percy Faith & His Orchestra - All My Love
  2. Ray Anthony - Can Anyone Explain
  3. Cincinatti Dancing Pig - Red Foley

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marines on lookout
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General Curtis LeMay -- Sep. 4, 1950
  • Esquire

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. She retells the tales of her courtship with Franklin ,the governership,the election,and presidency all leading up until the death of FDR. Almost 400 pages long with b+w photos throughout.

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The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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White Collar Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Familiar office specimens, from the Chairman of the Board to the Boss's Wife, captured here with deadly hilarity.

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