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Wednesday 12 July 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phoebe Snow and Eric Carr. Treasure Island, directed by Byron Haskin, 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 Andy Pandy.
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 30 days ?

Andy Pandy

Written by: Freda Lingstrom

Starring: Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred, Tom Conti

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Your Hit Parade

Starring: Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Raymond Scott

Country: United States

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The Web

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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Big Top

Starring: Jack Sterling, Dan Lurie, Ed McMahon, Chris Keegan

Country: United States

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The Garry Moore Show

Starring: Garry Moore, Edmund Gaynes

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Treasure Island

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney

Country: United States

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Winchester '73

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Flame and the Arrow

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas

Country: United States

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Destination Moon

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers

Country: United States

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Elsie de Wolfe: American socialite and interior decorator (Born 1865).
Facts:
  • ILTF re-admits Germany and Japan in Davis Cup, Poland and Hungary withdraw.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Actress Miroslava Stern
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Douglas MacArthur -- July 10, 1950
  • Life: George Washington

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

Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. She retells the tales of her courtship with Franklin ,the governership,the election,and presidency all leading up until the death of FDR. Almost 400 pages long with b+w photos throughout.

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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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