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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 Zachary Richard and Joe Hartzler. The Black Rose, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while World And Enough Time by Robert Penn Warren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasury Men in Action.
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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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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

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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TV Series

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

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 Gene Autry Show

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

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 September 1950 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Zachary Richard: American singer-songwriter and poet.
  • 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.
  • James Mattis
  • Monika Schanz: German astrologer.
  • Ian Davidson: Scottish lawyer and politician.
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  • 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. Cincinatti Dancing Pig - Red Foley
  2. Ray Anthony - Can Anyone Explain
  3. Percy Faith & His Orchestra - All My Love

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

Life magazine


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

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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Springtime In Paris

By: Elliot H. Paul

Springtime in Paris is 'the warm, tender and entertaining account of a people revisited and rediscovered - the same humor that ten years before had captivated readers with "The Last Time

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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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The Stubborn Heart

By: Frank G. Slaughter

thrilling, romantic story of how a daring, fearless young doctor defied his wealthy neighbors in order to accomplish his objectives

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