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Thursday 26 October 1950

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chuck Foreman and Dave Coleman. Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Belles On Their Toes by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Benny Program.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Movies

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

Dark City

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors

Country: United States

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All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Harvey

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow

Country: United States

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The Black Rose

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Ccile Aubry

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chuck Foreman: NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings).
  • Dave Coleman: American baseball player, a right-handed outfielder who played eleven games with the Boston Red Sox in April and May 1977.
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Facts:
  • 630 Dutch volunteers depart (on)to Korea
  • Mother Teresa found her Mission of Charity in Calcutta, India
  • South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary
  • Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodgers' president.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como & Betty Hutton - A Bushel and a Peck
  2. Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) - Ray Anthony

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ed Wynn
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Major General Almond -- Oct. 23, 1950
  • Life: New Trier High School

Books

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

Belles On Their Toes

By: Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

Life is very different now in the rambling Gilbreth house.When the youngest was two and the oldest eighteen, Dad died and Mother bravely took over his business.

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The Legacy

By: Nevil Shute

Spine has wear with a tear on the bottom edge and slight spine creasing. Inside front page has a running man stamp.

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The Roman Spring Of Mrs.Stone

By: Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams's first novelThe Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is vintage Tennessee Williams. Published in 1950, his first novel was acclaimed by Gore Vidal as "splendidly written, precise, short, complete, and fine."

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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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