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Wednesday 25 January 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marc Ayrault and Jenny Nicholson. Gun Crazy, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The King'S Cavalier by Samuel Shellabarger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robert Montgomery Presents.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gun Crazy

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger

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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All the King's Men

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1950 ?

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
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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. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  3. I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs) - Tony Martin & Fran Warren

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

Life magazine


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

The King'S Cavalier

By: Samuel Shellabarger

Fictional Novel, Historical Fiction

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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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The Peabody Sisters Of Salem

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Reviews the colorful lives, divergent personaliteis, and literary friendships of the three Salem sisters

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The Autobiography Of Will Rogers

By: Donald Day

In a selection of Rogers' own words, lassoed together by Day, Will Rogers tells how he became the spokesman and the watchdog for the inarticulate public in a period

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