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Tuesday 22 August 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lewis Libby and Scooter Libby. No Way Out, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Bizarre Sisters by Jay Walz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gene Autry Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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What the sky looked like on 22 August 1950

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • 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).
Facts:
  • 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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Music Charts

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Books

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

The Bizarre Sisters

By: Jay Walz

369 pages of excellent text.

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Roosevelt In Retrospect

By: John Gunther

The master of collecting, assessing and redistributing information has turned his reportorial gifts to the personality and career of a figure who is already part of history.

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The Cocktail Party

By: T.S. Eliot

A modern verse play about the search for meaning, in which a psychiatrist is the catalyst for the action. “An authentic modern masterpiece” (New York Post).

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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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