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Tuesday 22 August 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 22, 1950). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lewis Libby and Scooter Libby. Summer Stock, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Stubborn Heart by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Innocents Abroad.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Summer Stock

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Eddie Bracken, Gloria DeHaven

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Tea for Two

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Eve Arden

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The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Cécile Aubry, Jack Hawkins

Country: United States

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A Life of Her Own

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Lana Turner, Ray Milland, Tom Ewell, Louis Calhern

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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter, Ward Bond

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TV Series

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

Innocents Abroad

Directed by: Les Blank

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

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The Stork Club

Directed by: Hal Walker

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  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lewis Libby: American White House Chief of Staff for George W. Bush.
  • Teresa Davis: Rocker.
  • Scooter Libby: American lawyer and political aide, he is perhaps best known for his involvement in the 2003 leakage of t an undercover CIA agent's name to the press.
  • Leopold Stokowski: American noted family, the son of Leopold Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt.
  • Nicolas Tavernost: French business leader, the chief executive of the M6 television channel since 26 May 2000.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kirk Bryan: American geologist and academic (d. 1950).
  • Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)
  • Althea Gibson becomes the first black competitor in international tennis.
  • Rotterdam harbor strike end
  • The Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary is founded in Tagbilaran City, Philippines.

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

The Stubborn Heart

By: Frank G. Slaughter

thrilling, romantic story of how a daring, fearless young doctor defied his wealthy neighbors in order to accomplish his objectives

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Sleep Till Noon

By: Max Shulman

Shulman's fourth satiric novel, perhaps his best. Harry Riddle, cafeteria bus boy makes good. Illustrated by Bill Crawford.

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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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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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