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Wednesday 11 January 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Amar . Whirlpool, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Way West by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Bands.
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What the sky looked like on 11 January 1950

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Movies

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Whirlpool

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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

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The Great Rupert

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake, Frank Orth

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Ambush

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Robert Taylor, John Hodiak, Arlene Dahl, Don Taylor

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The Nevadan

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Forrest Tucker, Frank Faylen

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Mark of the Gorilla

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Trudy Marshall, Suzanne Dalbert, Onslow Stevens

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TV Series

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

Cavalcade of Bands

The Show Goes On

The Carolyn Gilbert Show

Rocky King, Detective

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul Amar: French journalist and television presenter.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Huk guerrillas manhandle the town of Hermosa, Bataan in the Philippines.
  • The British submarine ''Truculent'' collides with a Swedish oil tanker in the Thames Estuary and sinks 64 die.
  • Cold War: U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson delivers his 'Perimeter Speech', outlining the boundary of U.S. security guarantees.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 1950 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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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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Peace Of Soul

By: Fulton J. Sheen

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen brilliantly examines the vast differences between the benefits of psychotherapy and true confession that leads to conversion.

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