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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. Whirlpool, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NBC Television Opera Theatre.
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Movies

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Whirlpool

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

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The Great Rupert

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake, Frank Orth

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Ambush

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Robert Taylor, John Hodiak, Arlene Dahl, Don Taylor

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The Nevadan

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Forrest Tucker, Frank Faylen

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Mark of the Gorilla

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Trudy Marshall, Suzanne Dalbert, Onslow Stevens

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TV Series

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

NBC Television Opera Theatre

Dinner Date

Cavalcade of Bands

The Show Goes On

The Carolyn Gilbert Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Corinne Luchaire: French film actress who was a star of French cinema on the eve of World War II.
  • Alan Hale: American actor, a handsome young lead in his teens and a star in silent films, including "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
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. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. Red Foley - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
  3. I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs) - Tony Martin & Fran Warren

Books

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

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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Let Love Come Last

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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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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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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