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Thursday 19 October 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Márcia Tabone and Yeslam bin Ladin. Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Owen Glen by Ben Ames Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stu Erwin Show.
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 30 days ?

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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Beulah

Starring: Ethel Waters, Louise Beavers

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Harvey

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow

Country: United States

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The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
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Facts:
  • Bird Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated
  • UN forces entered Pyongyang, capital of North Korea
  • The People's Republic of China joins the Korean War by sending thousands of troops across the Yalu river to fight United Nations forces.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Harbor Lights - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. Eddie Fisher - Thinking of You
  3. I'll Always Love You (Querida Mia) - Dinah Shore

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: New Trier High School
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Syngman Rhee -- Oct. 16, 1950
  • Life: Jean Simmons

Books

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

Owen Glen

By: Ben Ames Williams

Owen Glen, Ben Ames Williams, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1950 1st edition (dated on Title page), 629 pages, top edge blue. Note, there are two Doubleday Books order cards inserted in this

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Anybody Can Do Anything

By: Betty MacDonald

You know how sometimes friendship blossoms in the Þrst few moments of meeting? “Something clicked,” we say. Well, that’s what discovering Betty MacDonald was like for me: I happened to read

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The Little World Of Don Camillo

By: Giovanni Guareschi

Hear is a happy book inspired by a lively faith in men of good will and God's infinite patience with his creatures. Text is clean, bright and mark free.

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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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