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Monday 11 December 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christina Onassis and Patrick Braouezec. Kim, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Nuts In May by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gabby Hayes Show.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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Rio Grande

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson

Country: United States

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King Solomon's Mines

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Gabby Hayes Show

Starring: Wright King

Country: United States

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The Jack Benny Program

Starring: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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The Stu Erwin Show

Starring: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd

Country: United States

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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1950 ?

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Christina Onassis: Greek heiress born in the U.S.
  • Patrick Braouezec: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
  • Nino Frassica: Italian actor known for his deadpan humour, who debuted on Italian television in Renzo Arbore's "Quelli della notte" (1985), in which he played a semi-illiterate friar.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hindemiths Concerto for clarinet, premieres
  • December 13 ampndash The Maria Hertogh riots occur in Singapore, leaving 18 dead and 173 injured.

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

Nuts In May

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

Black-and-white illustrations. Most of book was originally published in New Yorker Magazine.

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Joy Street

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

A young woman brought up in a Brahmin family on Beacon Hill falls in love with a man from a very different background.

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The Spanish Gardener

By: A.J. Cronin

When Mr Harrington Brande moves himself and his precious young son Nicholas to a grand house in the deserted Spanish town of San Jorge he is planning on a fresh start

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Life'S Picture History Of World War Ii

By: Time-Life

A pictorial review of world war II

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