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Wednesday 31 May 1950

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edward Barker and Gregory Harrison in Catalina. The Asphalt Jungle, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950 while Sleep Till Noon by Max Shulman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Armstrong Circle Theatre.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Space Patrol

Written by: Mike Moser

Starring: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Country: United States

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The Cisco Kid

Starring: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Diablo, Loco

Country: United States

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Your Show of Shows

Written by: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

The Asphalt Jungle

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen

Country: United States

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Caged

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby

Country: United States

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Fortunes of Captain Blood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready

Country: United States

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In a Lonely Place

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Annie Get Your Gun

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1950 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Facts:
  • Due to rain, Indianapolis 500 shortened to 345 miles, Johnny Parson wins.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Kay Starr - Bonaparte's Retreat
  2. Count Every Star - Ray Anthony

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Sloan ODwyer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Emperor Bao Dai -- May 29, 1950
  • Life: Duke and Duchess of Windsor

Books

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

Sleep Till Noon

By: Max Shulman

Shulman's fourth satiric novel, perhaps his best. Harry Riddle, cafeteria bus boy makes good. Illustrated by Bill Crawford.

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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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The Cocktail Party

By: T.S. Eliot

Cocktail Party, The, by Eliot, T.S.

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I Leap Over The Wall

By: Monica Baldwin

First published in 1949, one woman's memoir of nearly three decades in a convent, and her readjustment to the contemporary world At the age of 21, Monica Baldwin entered one of

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