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Monday 9 January 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rio Reiser and Alec Jeffreys. All the King's Men, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Man With The Golden Arm by Nelson Algren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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TV Series

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

Rocky King, Detective

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

Country: United States

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Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Outlaw

Directed by: Howard Hughes

Starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell

Country: United States

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All the King's Men

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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The Inspector General

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates

Country: United States

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Whisky Galore

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey

Country: United States

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Twelve O'Clock High

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rio Reiser: German musician, singer for the rock group Ton Steine Scherben.
  • Alec Jeffreys: English geneticist and academic.
  • David Johansen: [Buster Poindexter] in New York; singer ("Hot! Hot! Hot!").
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Facts:
  • The Israeli government recognizes the People's Republic of China.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Actress Norma de Landa
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carol Channing -- Jan. 9, 1950
  • Life: Midcentury issue

Books

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

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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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 Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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The Autobiography Of Will Rogers

By: Donald Day

In a selection of Rogers' own words, lassoed together by Day, Will Rogers tells how he became the spokesman and the watchdog for the inarticulate public in a period

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