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Tuesday 21 February 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Tarnas and Hakan Nesser. Singing Guns, directed by R.G. Springsteen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Your Show of Shows.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Singing Guns

Directed by: R.G. Springsteen

Starring: Vaughn Monroe, Ella Raines, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond

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Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr, José Torvay

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Buccaneer's Girl

Directed by: Frederick De Cordova

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Philip Friend, Robert Douglas, Elsa Lanchester

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The Outriders

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Joel McCrea, Arlene Dahl, Barry Sullivan, Claude Jarman Jr.

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Three Came Home

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond, Sessue Hayakawa

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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

The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter


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The Stage Door

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1950 ?

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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  • WOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC / PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Cunard liner RMS Aquitania arrives at the scrapyard in Faslane at the end of a 36 year career, the longest of any in the 20th Century.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 21, 1950 - Geocentric view

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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. Mills Brothers - Daddy's Little Girl
  2. Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy - Frank Sinatra


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

The Seven Storey Mountain

By: Thomas Merton

A modern-day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is one of the most influential religious works of the twentieth century.

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The Way West

By: A.B. Guthrie Jr

An enormously entertaining classic, THE WAY WEST brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to THE BIG SKY, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman's return to the untamed West in 1846.

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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 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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