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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 Pierre Frogier and Fanny Delbrice. Pygmy Island, directed by William Berke, 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 Rancho Alegre.
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Movies

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Pygmy Island

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Ann Savage, David Bruce, Steven Geray

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The West Point Story

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Doris Day, Gordon MacRae

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Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard

Directed by: Seymour Friedman

Starring: Howard St. John, Ron Randell, Amanda Blake, Lewis Martin

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North of the Great Divide

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones

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Southside 1-1000

Directed by: Boris Ingster

Starring: Don DeFore, Andrea King, George Tobias, Barry Kelley

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TV Series

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Rancho Alegre

Directed by: Rolando Aguilar

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Chance of a Lifetime

Directed by: Bernard Miles

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The Peter Lind Hayes Show

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Historical Events

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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)
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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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Books

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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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The Little Princesses

By: Marion Crawford

he touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond.

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The Spanish Gardener

By: A.J. Cronin

When Mr Harrington Brande moves himself and his precious young son Nicholas to a grand house in the deserted Spanish town of San Jorge he is planning on a fresh start

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Across The River And Into The Trees

By: Ernest Hemingway

HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story

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