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Friday 26 May 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Asphalt Jungle, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Peabody Sisters Of Salem by Louise Hall Tharp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Broadway Open House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Rocky King, Detective

Starring: Roscoe Karns, Grace Carney, Earl Hammond, Ken Roberts

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Asphalt Jungle

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen

Country: United States

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Caged

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby

Country: United States

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Fortunes of Captain Blood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready

Country: United States

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In a Lonely Place

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Annie Get Your Gun

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bewitched - Harmonicats (Jan August Orchestra)
  2. I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine - Patti Page

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Duke and Duchess of Windsor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harry S. Truman -- May 22, 1950
  • Life: Onepiece suits

Books

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

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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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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The Grand Alliance

By: Winston S. Churchill

The New York Public Library, in looking back on the greatest books of the past century, called Churchill's history "monumental" and said that the author "drew upon thousands of his own

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Mr. Jones, Meet The Master

By: Peter Marshall

In 'Mr. Jones meet the Master', you are allowed the privilege of reading just a few of Dr. Marshall's sermons. When most people (Especially teenagers) hear that you're reading 'a book

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