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Tuesday 16 May 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jock Bartley and Johannes Bednorz. The Asphalt Jungle, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Alan Young Show

Starring: Alan Young, Gloria DeHaven, Joe Besser, Nelson Eddy

Country: United States

Starlight Theatre

Starring: Mary Sinclair, Durward Kirby, Virginia Gilmore, Alfred Ryder

Country: United States

Beat the Clock

Starring: Bess Myerson

Country: United States

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Asphalt Jungle

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen

Country: United States

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Caged

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby

Country: United States

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Fortunes of Captain Blood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready

Country: United States

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Annie Get Your Gun

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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In a Lonely Place

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Onepiece suits
  • Time: Planet earth drinking from a bottle Coca-Cola, symbolizing the globalization of the American way
  • Life: Jackie Robinson

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. She retells the tales of her courtship with Franklin ,the governership,the election,and presidency all leading up until the death of FDR. Almost 400 pages long with b+w photos throughout.

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The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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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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