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Thursday 16 November 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carl J Meade and Fanny Delbrice. Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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TV Series

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

The Jack Benny Program

Starring: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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The Stu Erwin Show

Starring: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd

Country: United States

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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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You Bet Your Life

Starring: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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Rio Grande

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson

Country: United States

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King Solomon's Mines

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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Dark City

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors

Country: United States

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All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bob Smith: American co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Facts:
  • Egyptian King Faruk demands departure of all British troops
  • UN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps
  • US President Truman proclaims emergency crisis caused by communist threat

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - Harbor Lights

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: SMUs Kyle Rote football
  • Time: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
  • Life: National Horse Show

Books

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

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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Nuts In May

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

Black-and-white illustrations. Most of book was originally published in New Yorker Magazine.

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Calculated Risk

By: Mark W. Clark

"Mark W. Clark was a major figure in World War II. He was prominent as one of the top American commanders.

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The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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