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Sunday 12 February 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Steve Hackett and Angelo Branduardi. Stromboli, directed by Roberto Rossellini, 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 What's My Line?.
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TV Series

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

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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Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Cinderella

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Stromboli

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

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Young Man with a Horn

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day

Country: United States

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The Third Man

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli

Country: United States

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Gun Crazy

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 February 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Hackett: Rock guitarist (Genesis-Against All Odds / GTR).
  • Angelo Branduardi: Italian folk/folk rock singer-songwriter and composer who scored relative success in Italy and European countries such as France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Greece.
  • Gerard Zerbi: French law enforcement officer.
  • Michael Ironside: Canadian actor director and screenwriter.
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Facts:
  • Sen Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees
  • US Senator Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees.
  • Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Laine - The Cry Of The Wild Goose
  2. Rag Mop - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Eva Gabor
  • Time: British Labor Party leader Clement R. Attlee
  • Esquire

Books

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

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 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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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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One On The House

By: Mary Lasswell

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