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Monday 20 November 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jacqueline Gourault and Gary Green. Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser 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 20 November 1950 ?

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jacqueline Gourault: French politician, a member of the Senate of France, representing the Loir-et-Cher department.
  • Gary Green: Rocker (Gentle Giant).
  • David Kemper: American banker and CEO in charge of Commerce Bancshares.
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Famous Deaths:
  • T. S. Eliot speaks against television in the UK.
  • Anti-British riots erupt in Egypt.
  • Shirley Temple announces her retirement from show business.

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Life magazine


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

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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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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The Spanish Gardener

By: A.J. Cronin

When Mr Harrington Brande moves himself and his precious young son Nicholas to a grand house in the deserted Spanish town of San Jorge he is planning on a fresh start

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Boswell'S London Journal

By: Frederick A. Pottle

In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the

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