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Thursday 9 February 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Hayman and Lloyd Weldon Keasor. Madeleine, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glamour-Go-Round.
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Movies

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

Madeleine

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Ann Todd, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks

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Young Man with a Horn

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Francis

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Patricia Medina, Zasu Pitts, Ray Collins

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Key to the City

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Frank Morgan, Marilyn Maxwell

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Whirlpool

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

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TV Series

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

Glamour-Go-Round

Command Post

The Stage Door

What's My Line?

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

Country: United States

Robert Montgomery Presents

Starring: Robert Montgomery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Sen Joseph McCarthy charges State Department infested with 205 communists
  • Second Red Scare: Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with Communists.
  • Two Viet Minh battalions attack a French base in French Indochina.
  • Finland recognizes Indonesia.
  • Pro-communist riots erupt in Paris.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Laine - The Cry Of The Wild Goose
  2. Rag Mop - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra

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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The Parasites

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Wickedly readable... Daphne du Maurier has instinct, with the result that every woman instinctively wants to read her." -New York Times Book ReviewMaria, Niall and Celia have grown up in the

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The Way West

By: A.B. Guthrie Jr

An enormously entertaining classic, THE WAY WEST brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to THE BIG SKY, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman's return to the untamed West in 1846.

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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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