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Saturday 18 November 1950

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Grand and Rudy Sarzo. Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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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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Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 November 1950 ?

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Pierre Grand: French politician, who serves as the mayor of Castelnau-Le-Lez (since 1977) and as Deputy in the French National Assembly (since 2002).
  • Rudy Sarzo: Cuban-American bass player (Quiet Riot Whitesnake Dio Blue Öyster Cult Manic Eden and Queensrÿche).
  • Dennis Haskins: American actor.
  • Graham Parker: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Rumour).
  • Eric Pierpoint: American actor and author.
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Famous Deaths:
  • South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions
  • The United Nations accepts the formation of the Libyan National Council.

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Life magazine


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

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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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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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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Lift Up Your Heart

By: Fulton J. Sheen

Blue cloth hardback

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