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Friday 20 January 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Henk Batenburgh and Chuck Lefley. Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Modern Arms And Free Men by Vannevar Bush was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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TV Series

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

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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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Gun Crazy

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger

Country: United States

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All the King's Men

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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The Outlaw

Directed by: Howard Hughes

Starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell

Country: United States

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The Inspector General

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates

Country: United States

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Whisky Galore

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dance Me a Song opens at Royale Theater NYC for 35 performances
  • Suriname becomes independent part in Realm of the Netherlands

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ames Brothers - Rag Mop

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ice skating prodigy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul H. Douglas -- Jan. 16, 1950
  • Life: Actress Norma de Landa

Books

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

Modern Arms And Free Men

By: Vannevar Bush

The "world's greatest scientist in the field of armaments" answers questions about America and the future threats it faces from technological advances in atomic energy and manufactured disease in the hands

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The Parasites

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Wickedly readable... Daphne du Maurier has instinct, with the result that every woman instinctively wants to read her." -New York Times Book ReviewMaria, Niall and Celia have grown up in the

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A Guide To Confident Living

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Change your thoughts and you change your life." -- Norman Vincent Peale A Guide to Confident Living shows you how to release your inner powers to achieve confidence and contentment.

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The King'S Cavalier

By: Samuel Shellabarger

Fictional Novel, Historical Fiction

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