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Wednesday 22 February 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ellen Greene in Brooklyn and Sylvette Miou-Miou. Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Peabody Sisters Of Salem by Louise Hall Tharp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Your Show of Shows.
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 ?

Your Show of Shows

Written by: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Country: United States

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What's My Line?

Starring: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Stage Fright

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Jane Wyman, Richard Todd

Country: United States

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No Man of Her Own

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, John Lund, Jane Cowl

Country: United States

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Stromboli

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

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Cinderella

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Young Man with a Horn

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ellen Greene in Brooklyn: New York, USA; singer/actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors, One Fine Day).
  • Sylvette Miou-Miou: Paris, France -- Actress (Bottom Line, Menage).
  • Julius Erving: American basketball player, known popularly as "Dr. J." He played in the ABA with the Virginia Squires (1971–1973) and New York Nets (1973–1976), and in the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers (1976–1987).
  • Lenny Kuhr: Dutch singer-songwriter.
  • Miou-Miou : French actress, best known for her roles in "La Dérobade" and "César".
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Facts:
  • Brockway and Weinstock publish Men of Music (rev ed)

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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. Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme
  2. My Foolish Heart - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gregory Peck
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kenneth Oberholtzer -- Feb. 20, 1950
  • Life: Indonesian woman

Books

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

The Peabody Sisters Of Salem

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Reviews the colorful lives, divergent personaliteis, and literary friendships of the three Salem sisters

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A Rage To Live

By: John O'Hara

A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with

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A Guide To Confident Living

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Change your thoughts and you change your life." -- Norman Vincent Peale A Guide to Confident Living shows you how to release your inner powers to achieve confidence and contentment.

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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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