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Tuesday 27 June 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Peterson and Julia Duffy in Minneapolis. Destination Moon, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Web.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Web

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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Big Top

Starring: Jack Sterling, Dan Lurie, Ed McMahon, Chris Keegan

Country: United States

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The Garry Moore Show

Starring: Garry Moore, Edmund Gaynes

Country: United States

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Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel

Written by: Doug Johnson

Starring: Bernardine Flynn, Maurice Copeland, Jim Bannon, Arthur Peterson

Country: United States

Armstrong Circle Theatre

Starring: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Country: United States

Movies

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

Destination Moon

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers

Country: United States

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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The Gunfighter

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States

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Father of the Bride

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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Kind Hearts and Coronets

Directed by: Robert Hamer

Starring: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 June 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
  • Benjamin Peterson: United States -- Heavyweight boxer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Julia Duffy in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; actress (Stephanie - Newhart, Baby Talk).
  • Hank Friedman: American astrologer who began to study the field in 1974 to disprove it but became convinced of its validity.
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Facts:
  • Liar closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 32nd PGA Championship: Chandler Harper at Scioto Country Club - Columbus, Ohio
  • North Koreans troop reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Truman orders Air Force and Navy into Korean conflict
  • US sends 35 military advisers to South Vietnam.
  • United Nations Security Council calls on members for troops to aid South Korea.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Les Paul - Nola

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Cecile Aubry
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pablo Picasso -- June 26, 1950
  • Life: Girls holding hands on beach

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. She retells the tales of her courtship with Franklin ,the governership,the election,and presidency all leading up until the death of FDR. Almost 400 pages long with b+w photos throughout.

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The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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White Collar Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Familiar office specimens, from the Chairman of the Board to the Boss's Wife, captured here with deadly hilarity.

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