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Tuesday 26 December 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Victoria Racimo in New York City and Michael Jones. Born Yesterday, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Ryder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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The Jack LaLanne Show

Starring: Jack LaLanne

Country: United States

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The Lawrence Welk Show

Starring: Lawrence Welk, Dick Dale, Myron Floren, Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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You Asked for It

Starring: Art Baker

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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Rio Grande

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Gillette and Mutual buy All Star and World Series advertising rights (US$6 million for six years).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Childs Christmas
  • Time: The Gift by Fred Meyer, a young art teacher of Rochester, N.Y.
  • Life: George C Marshall

Books

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

Across The River And Into The Trees

By: Ernest Hemingway

HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story

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The Infinite Woman

By: Edison Marshall

The story of Lola Montero a rebellious child, captivating woman, an exotic dancer and mistress to a king.

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Moulin Rouge

By: Pierre La Mure

Very Good/Fair. Copyright 1950; Stated First Printing. ; Book in blue linen with coral stamped device and title; linen with light edge wear, spine ends darkened.

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The Far Lands

By: James Norman Hall

Hardcover Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Pub; BkClubEd edition (January 1, 1950) ASIN: B002C62C0G Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 8 x 1.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1.3

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