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Tuesday 31 January 1950

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Anguiviel and Alessandro Benvenuti. The Third Man, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier 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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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

What's My Line?

Starring: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Country: United States

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Robert Montgomery Presents

Starring: Robert Montgomery

Country: United States

Rocky King, Detective

Starring: Roscoe Karns, Grace Carney, Earl Hammond, Ken Roberts

Country: United States

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The Steve Allen Show

Starring: Peggy Lee

Country: United States

Rootie Kazootie

Starring: Todd Russell

Country: United States

Movies

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

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 31 January 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US President Harry Truman reveals that he ordered the Atomic Energy Commission to develop the hydrogen bomb.
  • President Harry S. Truman announces a program to develop the hydrogen bomb.

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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: Natural childbirth woman and baby
  • Time: Secretary of Commerce
  • Life: Woman wearing mans shirt

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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