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Monday 20 February 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Voldstad and Walter Becker in New York City. Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Horse'S Mouth by Joyce Cary was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Your Show of Shows.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Your Show of Shows

Written by: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Country: United States

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What's My Line?

Starring: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Country: United States

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Rocky King, Detective

Starring: Roscoe Karns, Grace Carney, Earl Hammond, Ken Roberts

Country: United States

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Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Stage Fright

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Jane Wyman, Richard Todd

Country: United States

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No Man of Her Own

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, John Lund, Jane Cowl

Country: United States

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Stromboli

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

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Cinderella

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Young Man with a Horn

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1950 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dylan Thomas arrives in NYC for his 1st US poetry reading tour
  • WOL-AM in Washington DC swaps calls with WWDC

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme
  2. My Foolish Heart - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gregory Peck
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kenneth Oberholtzer -- Feb. 20, 1950
  • Life: Indonesian woman

Books

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

The Horse'S Mouth

By: Joyce Cary

The Horse's Mouth, the third and most celebrated volume of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is perhaps the finest novel ever written about an artist.

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I, My Ancestor

By: Nancy Wilson Ross

By Ms. Wilson, who was later to become immersed in Zen Buddhism. A successful young executive comes to an emotional and physical dead-end in his relationship to both his wife

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Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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The Autobiography Of Will Rogers

By: Donald Day

In a selection of Rogers' own words, lassoed together by Day, Will Rogers tells how he became the spokesman and the watchdog for the inarticulate public in a period

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