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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1950.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1950: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1950?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1950 Lost in the Stars closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 281 performances
  • 02 Jul 1950 Indian Bob Feller, wins his 200th game, 5-3 over Detroit
  • 03 Jul 1950 Casey Stengel asks Joe DiMaggio to play 1st base (handles 13 chances)
  • 04 Jul 1950 Braves Sid Gordon ties season grand slam record with 4
  • 05 Jul 1950 Private Kenneth Shadrick of West Virginia becomes first US fatality in Korean War.
  • 06 Jul 1950 German DR recognizes Oder-Neisse borders with Poland
  • 07 Jul 1950 1st Farnborough airshow held
  • 08 Jul 1950 33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record)
  • 09 Jul 1950 13.15 inches (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record).
  • 10 Jul 1950 Your Hit Parade premieres on NBC (later CBS) TV
  • 11 Jul 1950 17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chicago Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game
  • 12 Jul 1950 ILTF re-admits Germany and Japan in Davis Cup, Poland and Hungary withdraw.
  • 13 Jul 1950 Doctors remove 7 bone fragments from Ted Williams elbow
  • 14 Jul 1950 RE Wayne awarded first Distinguished Flying Cross in Korea.
  • 16 Jul 1950 Single day 16-team home run record set at 37 (National League-25, American League-12).
  • 17 Jul 1950 Indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka
  • 19 Jul 1950 French / Vietnamese offensive against Viet Minh
  • 20 Jul 1950 Arthur Murray Party premieres on ABC TV (later DuMont, CBS, NBC)
  • 22 Jul 1950 Frank Worrell completes 261 vs. England at Trent Bridge
  • 24 Jul 1950 V-2 / WAC Corporal rocket launch; 1st launch from Cape Canaveral
  • 26 Jul 1950 KNIL (Royal Dutch East Indies Army) unites
  • 27 Jul 1950 President Truman promises aid to Taiwan
  • 29 Jul 1950 Pee Wee Reese, hits the 3,000th Dodger home run

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1950?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Tzena, Tzena, Tzena
  2. - Mona Lisa
  3. - Goodnight, Irene
  4. - La Vie En Rose
  5. - Tzena, Tzena, Tzena

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Furies

The Furies

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael

Country: United States of America

The Men

The Men

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane, Jack Webb

Country: United States of America

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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter, Ward Bond

The Flame and the Arrow

The Flame and the Arrow

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas, Aline MacMahon

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1950?
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How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling by Frank Bettger

How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling

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A business classic endorsed by Dale Carnegie, How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling is for anyone whose job it is to sell.

The Art Of Real Happiness by Norman Vincent Peale and Smiley Blanton

The Art Of Real Happiness

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Would you like to know how to be happy? Norman Vincent Peale, in collaboration with outstanding psychiatrist Smiley Blanton, shares his wisdom and years of professional experience in this empowering and

I Leap Over The Wall by Monica Baldwin

I Leap Over The Wall

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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

The Stubborn Heart by Frank G. Slaughter

The Stubborn Heart

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thrilling, romantic story of how a daring, fearless young doctor defied his wealthy neighbors in order to accomplish his objectives

The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot

The Cocktail Party

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A modern verse play about the search for meaning, in which a psychiatrist is the catalyst for the action. “An authentic modern masterpiece” (New York Post).