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Friday 27 January 1950

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Amos Grunebaum and Karen Kondazian in Boston. The Third Man, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Woman Of Rome by Alberto Moravia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching What's My Line?.
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 ?

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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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Third Man

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli

Country: United States

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Gun Crazy

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger

Country: United States

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All the King's Men

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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The Outlaw

Directed by: Howard Hughes

Starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell

Country: United States

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The Inspector General

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2nd Emmy Awards: Ed Wynn Show and Texaco Star Theater win
  • In Los Angeles, California, the 2nd Annual Emmy Awards are presented. Best Children's Show: Time for Beany

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Red Foley - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
  2. I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs) - Tony Martin & Fran Warren
  3. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Woman wearing mans shirt
  • Time: Harvard's Mark III, soon to be delivered to the Navy
  • Life: Ice skating prodigy

Books

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

The Woman Of Rome

By: Alberto Moravia

The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome. It’s the story of Adriana, a simple girl with no fortune but her beauty ...

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A Rage To Live

By: John O'Hara

A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with

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Peace Of Soul

By: Fulton J. Sheen

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen brilliantly examines the vast differences between the benefits of psychotherapy and true confession that leads to conversion.

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The Waters Of Siloe

By: Thomas Merton

An examination of the roots of the Cistercian Order, founded in 1098, its development and waning, and the seventeenth-century reforms by the Abbé de Rancé, which began the second flowering that

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