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Wednesday 6 April 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jane Actman in New York City and Mary Maples. Champion, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Fireside Theatre.
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Movies

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

Champion

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell

Country: United States

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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The Set-Up

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias

Country: United States

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The Red Pony

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Impact

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Fireside Theatre

Starring: Gene Raymond

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jane Actman in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Barbara - Paul Lynde Show).
  • Mary Maples: Dunn; college president (Smith College).
  • Patrick Hernandez: French disco singer formerly pop-rock, born to a Spanish father (pharmacist)and an Italian mother,widely known for his huge hit "Born to be alive" in 1979.
  • Rick Levine: American astrologer, teacher, writer, poet, consultant and lecturer, computer programmer.
  • Alyson Bailes: English academic and diplomat.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Mel Torme - Again
  2. I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra (Vocal Stardusters)
  3. Need You - Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: ECAs Paul Hoffman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Diego Rivera -- Apr. 4, 1949
  • Esquire

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

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

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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