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Friday 17 November 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roland Matthes in the German Democratic Republic 100m/200m backstroke (Olympics-gold-1968 and Tom Walkinshaw. Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Sign Of Jonah by Nancy Hale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 17 November 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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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 ?

The Sign Of Jonah

By: Nancy Hale

Size: 8 x 5 ½ (approximately)Pages: 413 pages Binding/Cover: Hardback with dust jacket

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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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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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The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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