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Thursday 21 December 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lillebj?rn Nilsen and Giordano Guerri. Born Yesterday, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Son Of A Hundred Kings by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Charlie Wild, Private Detective.
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 months ?

Charlie Wild, Private Detective

Starring: John McQuade

Country: United States

The Gabby Hayes Show

Starring: Wright King

Country: United States

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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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Somerset Maugham TV Theatre

Starring: W. Somerset Maugham, John Baragrey, Sylvia Field, Mildred Natwick

Country: United States

Movies

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

Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lillebj?rn Nilsen: Norwegian singer-songwriter.
  • Giordano Guerri: Italian writer and critic responsible for the selection of certain books.
  • Max Maven: American magician and mentalist.
  • Lillebjørn Nilsen: Norwegian singer-songwriter and folk musician, considered the leading "voice of Oslo" due to his numerous classic songs about the city.
  • Kay Robertson: Reality Star.
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Facts:
  • Out of This World opens at New Century Theater NYC for 157 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: George C Marshall
  • Time: U.S. Air Force Major General William H. Tunner
  • Life: Lilli Palmer and Rex Harrison

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

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

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. She retells the tales of her courtship with Franklin ,the governership,the election,and presidency all leading up until the death of FDR. Almost 400 pages long with b+w photos throughout.

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The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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White Collar Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Familiar office specimens, from the Chairman of the Board to the Boss's Wife, captured here with deadly hilarity.

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