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Monday 14 August 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gary Larson and François Dupeyron. No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Stubborn Heart by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1950 ?

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gary Larson: American cartoonist, noted for outrageous whimsy in "The Far Side," which appeared in more than 1,900 daily papers worldwide and is translated into 17 languages.
  • François Dupeyron
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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. Red Foley & Ernest Tubb - Goodnight, Irene
  2. Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) - Ames Brothers

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

Life magazine


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

The Stubborn Heart

By: Frank G. Slaughter

thrilling, romantic story of how a daring, fearless young doctor defied his wealthy neighbors in order to accomplish his objectives

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Escape To Adventure

By: Fitzroy MacLean

Escape to adventure Hardcover - January 1, 1950 by Fitzroy MacLean (Author)

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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 Witch Doctor

By: Louise A. Stinetorf

Ellen Burton had come to the Congo as a medical missionary, with little knowledge of theology or medicine-armed only with a sense of humor, an uncanny knack for praying with a

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