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Wednesday 5 October 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include B W Stevenson and Peter Ackroyd. Love Happy, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Love Happy

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Roseanna McCoy

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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The Heiress

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Directed by: James Algar

Starring: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore

Country: United States

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The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: Frank Launder

Starring: Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Susan Stranks

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Plainclothesman

Starring: Jack Orrison, Ken Lynch

Country: United States

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Rosemary DeCamp, Lanny Rees, Sid Tomack

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1949 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • WBNS TV channel 10 in Columbus, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WOR (now WWOR) TV channel 9 in NY-Secaucus, New York (IND) begins

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Football roundup
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard K. Mellon -- Oct. 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

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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