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Tuesday 16 May 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Johannes Bednorz and Jock Bartley. Love That Brute, directed by Alexander Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Seeds Of Treason by Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My True Story.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Love That Brute

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Paul Douglas, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, Keenan Wynn

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The Big Hangover

Directed by: Norman Krasna

Starring: Van Johnson, Elizabeth Taylor, Percy Waram, Fay Holden

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Rocketship X-M

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery Jr.

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In a Lonely Place

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby, Hope Emerson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My True Story

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The Trap

Directed by: Annie Kelly

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Such Is Life

Directed by: Rage Productions

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Buck Rogers

Directed by: Ford Beebe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1950 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1950 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bewitched - Harmonicats (Jan August Orchestra)
  2. Patti Page - I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine


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

Seeds Of Treason

By: Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky

Seeds of Treason: The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy [Hardcover]

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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 Plymouth Adventure

By: Ernest Gebler

The story of the Pilgrims' progress

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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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