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Monday 23 October 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harry Sacksioni and Maths Sundqvist. Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Man Of Independence by Jonathan Daniels was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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TV Series

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

The Jack Benny Program

Starring: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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The Stu Erwin Show

Starring: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd

Country: United States

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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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You Bet Your Life

Starring: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dark City

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors

Country: United States

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All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Harvey

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow

Country: United States

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The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Al Jolson [Asa Yoelson]: Singer / actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 64.
  • Al Jolson: Russian singer and actor most noted for being in the first full-length talking picture, "The Jazz Singer.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1950 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como & Betty Hutton - A Bushel and a Peck
  2. Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) - Ray Anthony

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ed Wynn
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Major General Almond -- Oct. 23, 1950
  • Life: New Trier High School

Books

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

The Man Of Independence

By: Jonathan Daniels

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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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Anybody Can Do Anything

By: Betty MacDonald

You know how sometimes friendship blossoms in the Þrst few moments of meeting? “Something clicked,” we say. Well, that’s what discovering Betty MacDonald was like for me: I happened to read

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