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Sunday 16 April 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Graf and David Graf in Lancaster. Marshal of Heldorado, directed by Thomas Carr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stage 13.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Marshal of Heldorado

Directed by: Thomas Carr

Starring: James Ellison, Russell Hayden, Raymond Hatton, Fuzzy Knight

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The Damned Don't Cry

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Joan Crawford, David Brian, Steve Cochran, Kent Smith

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The Capture

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory, Jacqueline White

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The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: June Haver, Gordon MacRae, James Barton, S.Z. Sakall

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Side Street

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Farley Granger, Cathy O'Donnell, James Craig, Paul Kelly

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Stage 13

The Rosalie Allen Show

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Buck Rogers

The Golden Game

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  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Graf: American actor, best known for his role as the gun-totting Sgt.
  • David Graf in Lancaster: Ohio, USA; actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6, Councilman Nash - He's the Mayor).
  • Robert Dutil: Canadian businessman and politician.
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The Cocktail Party

By: T.S. Eliot

A modern verse play about the search for meaning, in which a psychiatrist is the catalyst for the action. “An authentic modern masterpiece” (New York Post).

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The Parasites

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Wickedly readable... Daphne du Maurier has instinct, with the result that every woman instinctively wants to read her." -New York Times Book ReviewMaria, Niall and Celia have grown up in the

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The Greatest Story Ever Told

By: Fulton Oursler

Fulton Oursler's outstanding classic The Greatest Story Ever Told narrates the ever-new, everlasting story of the life of Jesus Christ. Written with powerful simplicity and set against a rich and accurate

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The Sea Eagles

By: John Jennings

John Jenning's classic novel about the American Navy during the American Revoultion, of the men who fought liberty and their ships and the women who stood behind them.

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