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Saturday 5 February 1949

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Sullivan and Nigel Olsson. A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Time for Beany.
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Movies

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

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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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Time for Beany

Written by: Robert Clampett

Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Country: United States

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

School House

Starring: Kenny Delmar, Arnold Stang, Tommy Dix, Betty Ann Nyman

Country: United States

The Goldbergs

Starring: Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, Arlene McQuade, Robert H. Harris

Country: United States

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Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

Starring: Arthur Godfrey, Frank Parker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Sullivan: English softporno / newspaper publisher (Sunday Sport).
  • Nigel Olsson: Rock guitarist / drummer (Elton John Band).
  • Maidarjabyn Ganzorig: in Mongolia; cosmonaut (Soyuz 39 backup).
  • Yvon Vallieres: French-Canadian politician.
  • Kurt Beck: Kurt Beck is a German politician (SPD), serving as the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate from 1994 to 2013 and as President of the Bundesrat in 2000/01.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Careless Hands - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Dogs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cole Porter -- Jan. 31, 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

An account of the story of West Indies cricket from its beginings to the present day. This book discusses the personalities involved and explains the social order and rivalry that lie behind the players, the island and the game.

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Mary

By: Sholem Asch

G. Putnam Pub. First Edition, First Printing, name first page no oher marks found.

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A Rage to Live

By: John O'Hara

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...

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