Friday 2 December 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
On the Town, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1949.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 2 December 1949 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue
Which were the important events of 2 December 1949 ?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1949 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1949?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power.
A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.
Rooted in scholarship, in thorough absorption in place and period, this story of the Mother of Jesus succeeds in keeping Mary (or Miriam as she is called in the Hebrew tradition) at the core, the heart of the whole.
When the beautiful, imperious and moneyed Grace Caldwell Tate wants something she goes after it. Her affair scandalises Pennsylvania's elite and she must face the costs to her marriage and the man she really loves.
Tell the world why 2 December 1949 is such a special date for you!