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Thursday 16 February 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Katt in Los Angeles and Peter Hain. Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Peace Of Soul by Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching What's My Line?.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Stage Fright

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Jane Wyman, Richard Todd

Country: United States

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No Man of Her Own

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, John Lund, Jane Cowl

Country: United States

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Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

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Young Man with a Horn

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

What's My Line?

Starring: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Country: United States

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Rocky King, Detective

Starring: Roscoe Karns, Grace Carney, Earl Hammond, Ken Roberts

Country: United States

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Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1950 ?

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • William Katt in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Greatest American Hero, First Love).
  • Peter Hain: British politician, a Member of Parliament, returned at General Election 4/01/1991 to replace the deceased member, Donald Coleman.
  • Roman Tam: Hong Kong singer (Roman and the Four Steps) (d. 2002).
  • Kazuki Tomokawa: Japanese acid-folk singer.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Laine - The Cry Of The Wild Goose
  2. Rag Mop - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra

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

Peace Of Soul

By: Fulton J. Sheen

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen brilliantly examines the vast differences between the benefits of psychotherapy and true confession that leads to conversion.

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The Horse'S Mouth

By: Joyce Cary

The Horse's Mouth, the third and most celebrated volume of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is perhaps the finest novel ever written about an artist.

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American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

Mild tanning to spine and pages. Otherwise clean, sturdy copy.

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The Woman Of Rome

By: Alberto Moravia

The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome. It’s the story of Adriana, a simple girl with no fortune but her beauty ...

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