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Sunday 26 November 1950

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jorge Orta and Max Barrau. Orpheus, directed by Jean Cocteau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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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King Solomon's Mines

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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Dark City

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Jack Benny Program

Starring: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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The Stu Erwin Show

Starring: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd

Country: United States

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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Country: United States

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The Frank Sinatra Show

Starring: Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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You Bet Your Life

Starring: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 November 1950 ?

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
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Famous Deaths:
  • China enters Korean conflict, sending troops across Yalu River.
  • Korean War: Troops from the People's Republic of China launch a massive counterattack in North Korea against South Korean and United Nations forces (Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River and Battle of Chosin Reservoir), ending any hopes of a quick end to the conflict.
  • Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic Development in South and South-East Asia
  • Greece and Yugoslavia reform diplomatic relations.

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Phil Harris - The Thing

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

The Little Princesses

By: Marion Crawford

he touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond.

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Owen Glen

By: Ben Ames Williams

Owen Glen, Ben Ames Williams, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1950 1st edition (dated on Title page), 629 pages, top edge blue. Note, there are two Doubleday Books order cards inserted in this

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Chicago Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

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The Little World Of Don Camillo

By: Giovanni Guareschi

Hear is a happy book inspired by a lively faith in men of good will and God's infinite patience with his creatures. Text is clean, bright and mark free.

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