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Thursday 11 May 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dane Iorg and Sadashiv Amrapurkar. Annie Get Your Gun, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

The Alan Young Show

Starring: Alan Young, Gloria DeHaven, Joe Besser, Nelson Eddy

Country: United States

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Starlight Theatre

Starring: Mary Sinclair, Durward Kirby, Virginia Gilmore, Alfred Ryder

Country: United States

Beat the Clock

Starring: Bess Myerson

Country: United States

Space Patrol

Written by: Mike Moser

Starring: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Country: United States

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The Cisco Kid

Starring: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Diablo, Loco

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Annie Get Your Gun

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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In a Lonely Place

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Please Believe Me

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stevens

Country: United States

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D.O.A.

Directed by: Rudolph Mat

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler

Country: United States

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The Big Lift

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Belgium mine disaster at Borinage, 39 die.
  • The Kefauver Committee hearings into U.S. organized crime begin.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Hoop-Dee-Doo - Kay Starr
  2. Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Roses

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jackie Robinson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur H. Sulzberger -- May 8, 1950
  • Life: Ruth Roman

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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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Published by Harper & Brothers, 1949. No Edition noted. Hardcover, blue cloth, aged with small tears on top of spine. Previous owner stamp and signature on inside cover.

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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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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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