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Sunday 31 December 1950, NewYear’s Eve

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Bryan Gilder in Corvallis and Phil Blakeway. Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Ryder.
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 this week ?

Red Ryder

Written by: Fred Harman

Starring: Louis Lettieri

Country: United States

Life with Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Ford, Harold Goodwin, Marcia Mae Jones

Country: United States

Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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Chief Halftown

Starring: Blaze Kelly Coyle, Larry Ferrari, Chief Traynor Ora Halftown, Michelle Krupa

Country: United States

Movies

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

Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charles Koechlin: French musician and composer who wrote treatises on harmony and orchestration that are widely used.
  • Karl Renner: Austrian politician of the Social Democratic Party.
Facts:
  • Jockeys W Shoemaker and Joe Culmone set record of 388 wins in a year

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Christmas In Killarney - Dennis Day

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Childs Christmas
  • Time: The Gift by Fred Meyer, a young art teacher of Rochester, N.Y.
  • Life: George C Marshall

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

Published by Harper & Brothers, 1949. No Edition noted. Hardcover, blue cloth, aged with small tears on top of spine. Previous owner stamp and signature on inside cover.

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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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