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Tuesday 15 August 1950

US date format: 8/15/1950, UK date format: 15/8/1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Anne Princess Royal and Tom Kelly. Rashomon, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Sleep Till Noon by Max Shulman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Innocents Abroad.
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Movies

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Rashomon

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura

Country: United States of America

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Alina

Directed by: Giorgio Pastina

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Amedeo Nazzari, Doris Dowling, Juan de Landa

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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter, Ward Bond

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Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patricia Medina, Walter Slezak

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The Admiral Was a Lady

Directed by: Albert S. Rogell

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Wanda Hendrix, Rudy Vallee, Johnny Sands

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TV Series

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Innocents Abroad

Directed by: Les Blank

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

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The Stork Club

Directed by: Hal Walker

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Ezzard Charles TKOs Freddie Beshore in 14 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Indians make their 1st triple play at Cleveland Stadium
  • Indies Constitution goes into effect
  • Joseph Pholien becomes Belgian Premier
  • President Sukarno proclaims unity of Indonesia

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Books

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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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Chicago Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

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Ordeal By Slander

By: Owen Lattimore

Joseph McCarthy was not yet a household name in 1950 when Owen Lattimore was labeled by the senator from Wisconsin as the “top Russian espionage agent in the country.”

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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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