Tuesday July 11, 1950

US date format: 7/11/1950, UK date format: 11/7/1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Anne Zamberlan and Bruce McGill. The Furies, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Innocents Abroad.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • 17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chicago Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game

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Movies

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The Furies

The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael

Country: United States of America

The Men

The Men

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane, Jack Webb

Country: United States of America

Fancy Pants

Fancy Pants

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Bruce Cabot, Jack Kirkwood

Three Little Words

Three Little Words

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl

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Music charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - La Vie En Rose
  2. - Tzena, Tzena, Tzena

TV Series

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Innocents Abroad

Innocents Abroad

Directed by: Les Blank

Don't Look Now

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

The Stork Club

The Stork Club

Directed by: Hal Walker

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

My True Story

My True Story

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1950 is your birthday you're 70 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal

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On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

John Adams And The American Revolution by Catherine Drinker Bowen

John Adams And The American Revolution

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In this highly praised biography of the formative years of the America's second president, Mrs. Bowen portrays John Adams within the context of colonial America and examines the momentous events that

Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago Confidential

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Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

The Marx Brothers by Kyle Samuel Crichton

The Marx Brothers

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Stated first edition cloth. Copyright by Arthur, Chico, Groucho, Zeppo and Gummo Marx.

The Stubborn Heart by Frank G. Slaughter

The Stubborn Heart

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thrilling, romantic story of how a daring, fearless young doctor defied his wealthy neighbors in order to accomplish his objectives


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