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Wednesday 19 July 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom McLoughlin and Freddy Moore. Broken Arrow, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Mr. Jones, Meet The Master by Peter Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

Country: United States

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The Men

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane

Country: United States

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Treasure Island

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney

Country: United States

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Winchester '73

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Gene Autry Show

Starring: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

Country: United States

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Andy Pandy

Written by: Freda Lingstrom

Starring: Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred, Tom Conti

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Your Hit Parade

Starring: Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Raymond Scott

Country: United States

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The Web

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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Big Top

Starring: Jack Sterling, Dan Lurie, Ed McMahon, Chris Keegan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1950 ?

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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  • French / Vietnamese offensive against Viet Minh
  • New York Yanks obtain their 1st black players, Elston Howard and Frank Barnes
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Summi maeroris
  • RKO Radio Pictures releases Disney's first entirely live-action feature film, Treasure Island, to theaters in the USA. The film is based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Tzena, Tzena, Tzena - Mitch Miller & His Orchestra
  2. Tony Martin - La Vie En Rose

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Magazine Covers

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

Mr. Jones, Meet The Master

By: Peter Marshall

In 'Mr. Jones meet the Master', you are allowed the privilege of reading just a few of Dr. Marshall's sermons. When most people (Especially teenagers) hear that you're reading 'a book

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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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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 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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