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Sunday 26 February 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Helen Clark and Jonathan Cain. Stage Fright, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Autobiography Of Will Rogers by Donald Day was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Your Show of Shows.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

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Young Man with a Horn

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1950 ?

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Alexander of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
  • Helen Clark: New Zealand politician, the new Prime Minister at the beginning of the millennium.
  • Jonathan Cain: American singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (Journey The Babys and Bad English).
  • Jonathan Cain in Chicago: Illinois, USA; rock guitarist/keyboardist (Journey, Bad English, Babys).
  • Bill Ritter: American journalist, news correspondent on ABC News out of New York and 20/20 and investigative reporter.
  • James Bertelsen: St Paul sports Champions.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1950 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Mills Brothers - Daddy's Little Girl
  2. Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy - Frank Sinatra

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

Life magazine


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

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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American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

Mild tanning to spine and pages. Otherwise clean, sturdy copy.

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I Leap Over The Wall

By: Monica Baldwin

First published in 1949, one woman's memoir of nearly three decades in a convent, and her readjustment to the contemporary world At the age of 21, Monica Baldwin entered one of

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Home Town

By: Cleveland Amory

"Timely and yet timeless, laughable and yet lovable, it is the intimate, vivid, saga-like tale of 2,296 human souls who live in a town most of us have never heard of.

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