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Monday 23 January 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Gilliland in Fort Worth and Richard Dean Anderson in Minneapolis. Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while A Rage To Live by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robert Montgomery Presents.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Robert Montgomery Presents

Starring: Robert Montgomery

Country: United States

Rocky King, Detective

Starring: Roscoe Karns, Grace Carney, Earl Hammond, Ken Roberts

Country: United States

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The Steve Allen Show

Starring: Peggy Lee

Country: United States

Rootie Kazootie

Starring: Todd Russell

Country: United States

BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Starring: Richard Caldicot, Robert Brown, Brian Rix, George Woodbridge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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 23 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Facts:
  • AP picks Miracle Braves of 1914 as greatest sports upset
  • The Knesset passes a resolution that states Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
  • Rebel army of captain Raymond Westerner occupies Bandung.
  • NFL rule changes open way for two-platoon system (offense and defense).

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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: Woman wearing mans shirt
  • Time: Harvard's Mark III, soon to be delivered to the Navy
  • Life: Ice skating prodigy

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. She retells the tales of her courtship with Franklin ,the governership,the election,and presidency all leading up until the death of FDR. Almost 400 pages long with b+w photos throughout.

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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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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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