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Wednesday 26 April 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Peter Schaufuss and Howard "Leon". D.O.A., directed by Rudolph Mat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Alan Young Show.
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 ?

The Alan Young Show

Starring: Alan Young, Gloria DeHaven, Joe Besser, Nelson Eddy

Country: United States

Starlight Theatre

Starring: Mary Sinclair, Durward Kirby, Virginia Gilmore, Alfred Ryder

Country: United States

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

D.O.A.

Directed by: Rudolph Mat

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler

Country: United States

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The Big Lift

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers

Country: United States

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Wagon Master

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey Jr.

Country: United States

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A Ticket to Tomahawk

Directed by: Richard Sale

Starring: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: Herbert Selpin

Starring: Sybille Schmitz, Hans Nielsen, Kirsten Heiberg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Peter Schaufuss: director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin).
  • Howard "Leon": Reeder; rock guitarist (Champaign).
  • Tom Norton: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Minnesota Twins for one season in 1972.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Maryland is run.
  • University of Miami ends William and Mary straight tennis match victories at 82.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Bewitched - Bill Snyder Orchestra
  2. Ray Anthony - Sentimental Me
  3. Sentimental Me - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Blouses under 5
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Betty Hutton -- Apr. 24, 1950
  • Life: Dwight Eisenhower

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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