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Wednesday 2 March 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon and J P R Williams. Take Me Out to the Ball Game, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Believe It or Not.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1949 or at March 02 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Caught

Directed by: Max Opuls

Starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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A Canterbury Tale

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Believe It or Not

Starring: Jean Gillespie, Dan Morgan, John Stephen

Country: United States

Suspense

Starring: Rex Marshall

Country: United States

A Woman to Remember

Written by: John Haggart

Starring: Patricia Wheel, Joan Catlin, John Raby, Frankie Thomas

Country: United States

Time for Beany

Written by: Robert Clampett

Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Country: United States

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 March 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
  • saint Jovinus
  • Saint Abdalon
  • Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
  • Texas Independence Day (1836).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st automatic street light (New Milford, Ct)
  • Lucky Lady II (US Air Force B-50 Superfortress) completes first nonstop round-the-world flight at Fort Worth Texas, covering 23,452-miles in 94 hours.
  • Captain James Gallagher lands his B-50 Superfortress Lucky Lady II in Fort Worth, Texas after completing the first non-stop around-the-world airplane flight in 94 hours and one minute.
  • The first automatic street light is installed in New Milford, Connecticut.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1949 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Russ Morgan & His Orchestra - Cruising Down the River
  2. Cruising Down The River - Jack Smith
  3. Sunflower - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1949?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Boy and girl in Costume clothes
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dean Acheson -- Feb. 28, 1949

Books

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

The Egyptian

By: Mika Waltari

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.

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.

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Mary

By: Sholem Asch

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.

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A Rage to Live

By: John O'Hara

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.

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