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Sunday 17 December 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carlton Barrett and Laurence F Johnson. Kim, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Charlie Wild, Private Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 Gabby Hayes Show

Starring: Wright King

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1950 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Carlton Barrett: Jamaican reggae drummer (Bob Marley and Wailers).
  • Laurence F Johnson: American educator.
  • Michael Cashman: British actor who played the first multi-dimensional gay character on a soap, "The EastEnders," starting from August 1986 running thru February 1989.
  • Jeni Edgley: Australian entrepreneur and author, noted family.
  • Oscar Fabbiani: Argentine-Chilean professional footballer who played international football for the Chile national team[1].
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Facts:
  • The F-86 Sabre's first mission over Korea.

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

  • Life: Lilli Palmer and Rex Harrison
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mao Tse-tung -- Dec. 11, 1950
  • Life: West Berliners woman with dog

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Books

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

Joy Street

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

A young woman brought up in a Brahmin family on Beacon Hill falls in love with a man from a very different background.

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Decline And Fall Of Practically Everybody

By: Will Cuppy

Ever wonder what Nero did before he began fiddling about in Rome, or wanted the bare facts about Lady Godiva? Maybe you've found the story of Lucrezia Borgia a bitter pill

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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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Belles On Their Toes

By: Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

Life is very different now in the rambling Gilbreth house.When the youngest was two and the oldest eighteen, Dad died and Mother bravely took over his business.

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