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Saturday 13 May 1950

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John "Jocko" Marcellino and Stevie Wonder [Steveland Morris] in Saginaw. Fortunes of Captain Blood, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Sleep Till Noon by Max Shulman was one of the best selling books.
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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 ?

Caged

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby

Country: United States

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Fortunes of Captain Blood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready

Country: United States

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In a Lonely Place

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Annie Get Your Gun

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Please Believe Me

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stevens

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • John "Jocko" Marcellino: Rocker / actor (Tagget, Hot to Trot, Rain Man).
  • Stevie Wonder [Steveland Morris] in Saginaw: Michigan, USA; singer/songwriter ("I Just Called To Say I Love You", "Superstition", "You are The Sunshine of My Life", "My Cherie Amour").
  • Patrick Giani: French astrologer and writer, specializing in psychological and Karmic astrology.
  • William Grant: American executive and CEO of BMA, a producer of test laboratories for health and life insurance companies.
  • Stevie Wonder: American musician, a singer and performer who has been given many awards, not only for his talent but for doing benefit concerts and philanthropic contributions, as well as his inspirational quality of character.
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Facts:
  • The first round of the Formula One World Championship is held at Silverstone.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jackie Robinson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur H. Sulzberger -- May 8, 1950
  • Life: Ruth Roman

Books

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

Sleep Till Noon

By: Max Shulman

Shulman's fourth satiric novel, perhaps his best. Harry Riddle, cafeteria bus boy makes good. Illustrated by Bill Crawford.

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The Cocktail Party

By: T.S. Eliot

Cocktail Party, The, by Eliot, T.S.

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Mr. Jones, Meet The Master

By: Peter Marshall

In 'Mr. Jones meet the Master', you are allowed the privilege of reading just a few of Dr. Marshall's sermons. When most people (Especially teenagers) hear that you're reading 'a book

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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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