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Saturday 28 January 1950

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Carl Hilmers and Glyn Ford. The Third Man, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while A Long Day'S Dying by Frederick Buechner 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 28 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nikolai Luzin: Russian mathematician theorist and academic (d. 1950).
Facts:
  • Preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud

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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. Ames Brothers - Sentimental Me
  2. Bamboo - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  3. Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - Quicksilver

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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 ?

A Long Day'S Dying

By: Frederick Buechner

A study in nuances of character and atmosphere, this is delicately oriented and finely drawn. This is Frederick Buechner's first published novel.

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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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The Autobiography Of Will Rogers

By: Donald Day

In a selection of Rogers' own words, lassoed together by Day, Will Rogers tells how he became the spokesman and the watchdog for the inarticulate public in a period

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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