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Wednesday 9 August 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roelof S "Roel" Bakker and Anémone . No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while White Witch Doctor by Louise A. Stinetorf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
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TV Series

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

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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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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Movies

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

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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The Men

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roelof S "Roel" Bakker: Dutch actor / director (Love Potion).
  • Anémone : French actress, filmmaker and political activist, born into a family of the Haute Bourgeoisie.
  • Patrice Petitallot: French astrologer, data collector and news journal editor of "Lettres du Cadran.
  • Michael Winnings: American bartender and waiter who spent two and a half years in college with a psychology and sociology major.
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Facts:
  • Lusty Song wins Hambletonian

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Sinatra - Goodnight Irene

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Peggy Dow
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor K.C. Wu -- Aug. 7, 1950
  • Esquire

Books

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

White Witch Doctor

By: Louise A. Stinetorf

Ellen Burton had come to the Congo as a medical missionary, with little knowledge of theology or medicine-armed only with a sense of humor, an uncanny knack for praying with a

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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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I Leap Over The Wall

By: Monica Baldwin

First published in 1949, one woman's memoir of nearly three decades in a convent, and her readjustment to the contemporary world At the age of 21, Monica Baldwin entered one of

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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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