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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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 November 1950: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1950?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1950 Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.
  • 02 Nov 1950 Barrier opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 04 Nov 1950 Barrier closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 05 Nov 1950 Philippines President Quirino ends emergency crisis
  • 06 Nov 1950 Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP / GM of Pittsburgh Pirates
  • 07 Nov 1950 French women and children leaves Hanoi / Tonkin-delta
  • 08 Nov 1950 1st jet-plane battle ever, in Korean War
  • 09 Nov 1950 Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 10 Nov 1950 After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
  • 11 Nov 1950 The Mattachine Society is founded in Los Angeles as the first gay-liberation organization.
  • 12 Nov 1950 Gene Roberts sets NFL New York Giants rushing record (218 yards) against Chicago Cardinals.
  • 13 Nov 1950 US win 1st world championship bridge contest
  • 15 Nov 1950 1st Negro player in organized hockey-Arthur Dorrington signed
  • 16 Nov 1950 Egyptian King Faruk demands departure of all British troops
  • 18 Nov 1950 South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions
  • 19 Nov 1950 US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe
  • 20 Nov 1950 T. S. Eliot speaks against television in the UK.
  • 22 Nov 1950 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18
  • 24 Nov 1950 Guys & Dolls opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 1200 performances
  • 25 Nov 1950 Tickets, Please closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 245 performances
  • 26 Nov 1950 China enters Korean conflict, sending troops across Yalu River.
  • 27 Nov 1950 Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract
  • 29 Nov 1950 Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.
  • 30 Nov 1950 US President Truman threatens China with atom bomb

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Music charts

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

  1. - One Finger Melody
  2. - To Think You've Chosen Me
  3. - Harbor Lights
  4. - The Tennessee Waltz
  5. - Oh, Babe!

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Harvey

Harvey

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn, Victoria Horne

Country: United States of America

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince, Morris Carnovsky

Country: United States of America

Das kalte Herz

Das kalte Herz

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Lutz Moik, Hanna Rucker, Paul Bildt, Paul Esser

King Solomon's Mines

King Solomon's Mines

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas

Country: United States of America

North of the Great Divide

North of the Great Divide

Release year: 1950

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1950?
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Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago Confidential

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Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

The Man Of Independence by Jonathan Daniels

The Man Of Independence

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Biography

The Sign Of Jonah by Nancy Hale

The Sign Of Jonah

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Size: 8 x 5 ½ (approximately)Pages: 413 pages Binding/Cover: Hardback with dust jacket

The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford

The Little Princesses

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he touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond.

Rainbow In The Royals by Garland Roark

Rainbow In The Royals

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Captain James Quick had purpose and will and daring; his brother, Captain Bill, had wild energy and a devil-may-care recklessness. Both were experienced seamen, and both were in love with beautiful