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Sunday 4 September 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Under Capricorn, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Movies

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

Under Capricorn

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding

Country: United States

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White Heat

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Madame Bovary

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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I Was a Male War Bride

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall

Country: United States

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The Window

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Voice of Firestone

Starring: Eleanor Steber, Risë Stevens, Jerome Hines, Thomas L. Thomas

Country: United States

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Martin Kane

Starring: Walter Kinsella, Nicholas Saunders, King Calder, William Gargan

Country: United States

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Crusader Rabbit

Written by: Alexander Anderson, Jay Ward

Starring: Vern Louden, Roy Whaley, Russ Coughlan, GeGe Pearson

Country: United States

Hands of Mystery

Starring: Ruth White, Edward Andrews, Hugh Franklin, Brook Byron

Country: United States

The Magic Cottage

Starring: Pat Meikle, Stuart Bradley, Don Hastings, Bernard Kates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 September 1949 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Tom Watson in Kansas City: Missouri; PGA golfer (British Open 1975,1977,1980,1982).
  • Yann Queffélec: French writer, poet and songwriter (for Pierre Bachelet).
  • David Zubik: American ecclesiastic, Bishop of Green Bay, WI and Pittsburgh, PA he was ordained into the priesthood on May 3, 1975.
  • Darryl Cotton: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Zoot and Cotton Keays & Morris) (d. 2012).
  • Dean Pees: American football defensive coordinator.
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Facts:
  • Marie Robie sinks 393 yard hole-in-one (first hole in Furnace Brook).
  • Maiden flight of the Bristol Brabazon.
  • The Peekskill Riots erupt after a Paul Robeson concert in Peekskill, New York.

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: College fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Dubinsky -- Aug. 29, 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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