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Sunday 13 August 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rusty Gerhardt . No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Seeds Of Treason by Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
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TV Series

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

The Gene Autry Show

Starring: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Sunset Blvd.

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

Country: United States

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The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Men

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
  • President Truman gives military aid to Vietnamese regime Bao-Dai

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) - Ames Brothers
  2. Red Foley & Ernest Tubb - Goodnight, Irene

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Peggy Dow
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor K.C. Wu -- Aug. 7, 1950
  • Esquire

Books

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

Seeds Of Treason

By: Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky

Seeds of Treason: The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy [Hardcover]

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Roosevelt In Retrospect

By: John Gunther

The master of collecting, assessing and redistributing information has turned his reportorial gifts to the personality and career of a figure who is already part of history.

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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 Grand Alliance

By: Winston S. Churchill

The New York Public Library, in looking back on the greatest books of the past century, called Churchill's history "monumental" and said that the author "drew upon thousands of his own

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