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Monday 28 August 1950

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ron "Louisiana and Ron Guidry. The Black Rose, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books.
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 months ?

The Gene Autry Show

Starring: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

Country: United States

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Andy Pandy

Written by: Freda Lingstrom

Starring: Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred, Tom Conti

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Your Hit Parade

Starring: Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Raymond Scott

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

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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Sunset Blvd.

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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The Furies

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Broken Arrow

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ron "Louisiana: Lightning" Guidry; New York Yankees' pitcher (Cy Young 1978).
  • Ron Guidry: American baseball pitcher, a Yankee all-time stopper with a fastball of 96 mph.
  • Tony Martin: American noted family, the son of singer Tony Martin and dancer Cyd Charisse.
  • Tony Husband: English cartoonist.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: UN commander General McArthur
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Irving Langmuir -- Aug. 28, 1950
  • Life: Ladies with bubbles Peep Show

Books

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

Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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Springtime In Paris

By: Elliot H. Paul

Springtime in Paris is 'the warm, tender and entertaining account of a people revisited and rediscovered - the same humor that ten years before had captivated readers with "The Last Time

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Too Little Love

By: Robert Henriques

Book by Henriques, Robert

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Floodtide

By: Frank Yerby

Floodtide

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