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Friday 14 July 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Verena Bachmann and Gwen Guthrie. Broken Arrow, directed by Delmer Daves, 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 Andy Pandy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

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 Men

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 July 1950 ?

  • Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
  • France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Verena Bachmann: Professional astrologer in Zürich, Switzerland; originally a teacher, she is also a qualified psychotherapist.
  • Gwen Guthrie: American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1999).
  • Bruce Oldfield: English fashion designer.
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  • RE Wayne awarded first Distinguished Flying Cross in Korea.
  • Korean War: North Korean troops initiate the Battle of Taejon.

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

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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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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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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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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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