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Sunday 22 January 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Bew and Pamela Salem. Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky King, Detective.
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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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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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All the King's Men

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Hale: American actor, a handsome young lead in his teens and a star in silent films, including "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
  • Corinne Luchaire: French film actress who was a star of French cinema on the eve of World War II.
Facts:
  • Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.

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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 ?

The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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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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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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Prince Of Egypt

By: Dorothy Clarke Wilson

A brilliant work of biblical fiction by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, Moses, The Prince of Egypt was immediately embraced by the public when first published in 1949 (as Prince of Egypt).

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