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Sunday 15 October 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chris De Burgh [Davidson] and Koos van der Vaart. All About Eve, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while World And Enough Time by Robert Penn Warren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Harvey

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow

Country: United States

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The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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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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What the sky looked like on 15 October 1950

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TV Series

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

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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You Bet Your Life

Starring: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman

Country: United States

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Beulah

Starring: Ethel Waters, Louise Beavers

Country: United States

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Big Town

Starring: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens

Country: United States

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The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Harbor Lights - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. Eddie Fisher - Thinking of You
  3. I'll Always Love You (Querida Mia) - Dinah Shore

Books

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

World And Enough Time

By: Robert Penn Warren

The Pulitzer Prize winner's great novel - a story of love, hate, and betrayal based on one of the most sensational murder trials in American history.

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The Roman Spring Of Mrs.Stone

By: Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams's first novelThe Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is vintage Tennessee Williams. Published in 1950, his first novel was acclaimed by Gore Vidal as "splendidly written, precise, short, complete, and fine."

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Behind Closed Doors

By: Ellis M. Zacharias

Hardcover with jacket. 1950 Putnam edition.

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Anybody Can Do Anything

By: Betty MacDonald

You know how sometimes friendship blossoms in the Þrst few moments of meeting? “Something clicked,” we say. Well, that’s what discovering Betty MacDonald was like for me: I happened to read

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