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Thursday 16 March 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Peter Forster and Kate Nelligan. Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while A Guide To Confident Living by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beat the Clock.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 in the last months ?

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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Stromboli

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

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Cinderella

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st annual National Book Awards
  • Communist Czechoslovakia's ministry of foreign affairs asked nuncios of Vatican to leave the country.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Spring fashion umbrella
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adm. Forest Sherman -- Mar. 13, 1950
  • Life: Marsha Hunt

Books

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

A Guide To Confident Living

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Change your thoughts and you change your life." -- Norman Vincent Peale A Guide to Confident Living shows you how to release your inner powers to achieve confidence and contentment.

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White Collar Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Familiar office specimens, from the Chairman of the Board to the Boss's Wife, captured here with deadly hilarity.

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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 King'S Cavalier

By: Samuel Shellabarger

Fictional Novel, Historical Fiction

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