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Wednesday 12 April 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom Werner and David Cassidy in New York City. Wagon Master, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Horse'S Mouth by Joyce Cary was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Alan Young Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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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Your Show of Shows

Written by: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Country: United States

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What's My Line?

Starring: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Country: United States

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Rocky King, Detective

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

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Wagon Master

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey Jr.

Country: United States

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A Ticket to Tomahawk

Directed by: Richard Sale

Starring: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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The Rules of the Game

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: Herbert Selpin

Starring: Sybille Schmitz, Hans Nielsen, Kirsten Heiberg

Country: United States

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Comanche Territory

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Macdonald Carey, Will Geer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tom Werner: Owner (SD Padres) / producer (Roseanne, Cosby Show).
  • David Cassidy in New York City: New York, USA; singer/actor (Keith - The Partridge Family).
  • Flavio Briatore: Italian race car manager of Formula One.
  • Chip Carter: American noted family the son of Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the U.S.
  • David Cassidy: American singer and actor from a theatrical family, the son of Jack Cassidy and Evelyn Ward who divorced when he was three; his step-mother was Shirley Jones.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Young horsewoman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ted Williams -- Apr. 10, 1950
  • Life: Broadways The Innocents

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Books

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

The Horse'S Mouth

By: Joyce Cary

The Horse's Mouth, the third and most celebrated volume of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is perhaps the finest novel ever written about an artist.

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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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Chicago Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

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.

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Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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