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Friday 16 June 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jesse Dizon in Oceanside and Alain Gillot-Petre. The Gunfighter, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Roosevelt In Retrospect by John Gunther was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel.
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TV Series

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

Space Patrol

Written by: Mike Moser

Starring: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Country: United States

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The Cisco Kid

Starring: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Diablo, Loco

Country: United States

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Your Show of Shows

Written by: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Gunfighter

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States

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Father of the Bride

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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Kind Hearts and Coronets

Directed by: Robert Hamer

Starring: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson

Country: United States

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Panic in the Streets

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes

Country: United States

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Night and the City

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole (Les Baxter & His Orchestra)
  2. Bonaparte's Retreat - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hopalong Cassidy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Darryl F. Zanuck -- June 12, 1950
  • Life: Actress Stasia Kos

Books

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

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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The Way West

By: A.B. Guthrie Jr

An enormously entertaining classic, THE WAY WEST brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to THE BIG SKY, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman's return to the untamed West in 1846.

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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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Courtroom

By: Quentin Reynolds

The story of the courtroom life of Samuel S. Leibowitz, who was the nation's No. 1 criminal lawyer the 1940s.

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