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Thursday 12 October 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Susan Anton in Oak Glen and Susan Anton. Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, 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 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Somerset Maugham TV Theatre

Starring: W. Somerset Maugham, John Baragrey, Sylvia Field, Mildred Natwick

Country: United States

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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The Prudential Family Playhouse

Starring: Walter Abel, Gertrude Lawrence, Kevin McCarthy, John McQuade

Country: United States

The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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Life with Linkletter

Starring: Vincent Price

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dark City

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors

Country: United States

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Harvey

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow

Country: United States

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All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders

Country: United States

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The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • Call Me Madam opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 644 performances

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Nevertheless (I'm In Love with You) - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
  2. Harbor Lights - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra
  3. Mr. Touchdown, U.S.A. - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
  4. All My Love (Bolero) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jean Simmons
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert Frost -- Oct. 9, 1950
  • Life: Stuart Symington

Books

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

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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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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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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