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Saturday 16 September 1950

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 16, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paula Moore and Henry Louis Gates. Devil's Doorway, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while White Witch Doctor by Louise A. Stinetorf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rancho Alegre.
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Movies

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Devil's Doorway

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Robert Taylor, Louis Calhern, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson

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Three Secrets

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman, Frank Lovejoy

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The Fuller Brush Girl

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Lucille Ball, Eddie Albert, Carl Benton Reid, Gale Robbins

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Pretty Baby

Directed by: Bretaigne Windust

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Betsy Drake, Zachary Scott, Edmund Gwenn

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No Trace

Directed by: John Gilling

Starring: Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan, John Laurie, Dora Bryan

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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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Innocents Abroad

Directed by: Les Blank

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

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The Stork Club

Directed by: Hal Walker

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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Facts:
  • Viet Minh-offensive against French bases in Vietnam
  • Cleveland Rams (formerly AAFC) play first NFL game, beat Philadelphia Eagles 35-10).

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Planetary positions on this day

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra
  2. I Love the Guy - Sarah Vaughan

Books

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White Witch Doctor

By: Louise A. Stinetorf

Ellen Burton had come to the Congo as a medical missionary, with little knowledge of theology or medicine-armed only with a sense of humor, an uncanny knack for praying with a

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Sleep Till Noon

By: Max Shulman

Shulman's fourth satiric novel, perhaps his best. Harry Riddle, cafeteria bus boy makes good. Illustrated by Bill Crawford.

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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 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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