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Friday 24 March 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian May and Gary Wichard. Cheaper by the Dozen, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beat the Clock.
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 months ?

Beat the Clock

Starring: Bess Myerson

Country: United States

Space Patrol

Written by: Mike Moser

Starring: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Country: United States

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The Cisco Kid

Starring: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Diablo, Loco

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Cheaper by the Dozen

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 March 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brian May: American broadcaster, the originator of a station called Malibu Folk that was syndicated to more than 40 public radio stations.
  • Gary Wichard: American football player and agent (d. 2011).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
  • Gracie de Moss wins LPGA Pro-Ladies Golf Championship.
  • US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Yvonne C Sherman.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Artist Edward John Stevens
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gregory M. Malenkov -- Mar. 20, 1950
  • Life: Spring fashion umbrella

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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