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Monday 21 August 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Bremer and Patrick Juvet. No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while World And Enough Time by Robert Penn Warren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
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TV Series

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

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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Movies

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

No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Sunset Blvd.

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim

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 Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
  • Arthur Bremer: American psychotic, an attempted assassin who shot and paralyzed presidential candidate George Wallace on 5/15/1972 at a Laurel, MD shopping center.
  • Patrick Juvet: Swiss musician, pop singer and songwriter.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ladies with bubbles Peep Show
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jacob Malik -- Aug. 21, 1950
  • Life: Admiral Hoskins

Books

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

World And Enough Time

By: Robert Penn Warren

The Pulitzer Prize winner's great novel - a story of love, hate, and betrayal based on one of the most sensational murder trials in American history.

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The Little Princesses

By: Marion Crawford

he touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond.

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Seeds Of Treason

By: Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky

Seeds of Treason: The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy [Hardcover]

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Too Little Love

By: Robert Henriques

Book by Henriques, Robert

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