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Saturday 21 January 1950

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richie Ranno and Joseph R Tanner in Danville. Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Roosevelt And The Russians by Edward R. Stettinius Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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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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The Outlaw

Directed by: Howard Hughes

Starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell

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 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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Orwell: British novelist and essayist who won his greatest success in 1946 with his amusing and witty anti-communist satire, "Animal Farm," and in 1949 with his shocking and insightful futuristic novel, "1984.
Facts:
  • Lend an Ear closes at National Theater NYC after 460 performances
  • New York jury finds former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of perjury.
  • Alger Hiss is convicted of perjury.
  • Accused communist spy Alger Hiss is convicted of perjury.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Red Foley - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
  2. I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs) - Tony Martin & Fran Warren
  3. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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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 ?

Roosevelt And The Russians

By: Edward R. Stettinius Jr

London : Jonathan Cape 1950. First UK edition. No. of pages: 320. Description: 320 p. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Roosevelt. Franklin Delano.

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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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The Autobiography Of Will Rogers

By: Donald Day

In a selection of Rogers' own words, lassoed together by Day, Will Rogers tells how he became the spokesman and the watchdog for the inarticulate public in a period

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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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