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Wednesday 5 January 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chris Stein in Brooklyn and George Brown. Golden Boy, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Arthur Godfrey and His Friends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Force of Evil

Directed by: Abraham Polonsky

Starring: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor

Country: United States

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Portrait of Jennie

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

Starring: Arthur Godfrey, Frank Parker

Country: United States

NBC Presents

Starring: Eva Condon, Andrew Duggan, Jean Shepherd, Nancy Coleman

Country: United States

Hollywood on Television

Starring: Al Jarvis, Onzy Matthews, Betty White

Country: United States

Kieran's Kaleidoscope

Starring: John Kieran

Country: United States

The Adventures of Cyclone Malone

Starring: Ross Jones, Dorothy Novis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • President Harry S Truman labels his administration the Fair Deal
  • General Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra.
  • US President Harry S Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal".
  • Los Angeles, California receives its first recorded snowfall.
  • KDKA-TV becomes the first local, on-air television station in the US.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Famous babies
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harry S. Truman, Man of the Year -- Jan. 3, 1949
  • Esquire

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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

A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

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Mary

By: Sholem Asch

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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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