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Tuesday 6 December 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gregory Venables and Kenneth Ponte. Bicycle Thieves, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching College of Musical Knowledge.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Bicycle Thieves

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell

Country: United States

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On the Town

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett

Country: United States

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The Loves of Colette

Directed by: Jean Faurez

Starring: Louis Salou, Franois Prier, Simone Valre

Country: United States

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday

Country: United States

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The Fallen Idol

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Michle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue

Starring: Mimi Benzell, Jane Froman, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Herb Shriner Show

Starring: Mary Ford, Les Paul

Country: United States

One Man's Family

Starring: Bert Lytell, Marjorie Gateson, Russell Thorson, Lillian Schaaf

Country: United States

The Plainclothesman

Starring: Jack Orrison, Ken Lynch

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Hoyt Vandenberg
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Konrad Adenauer -- Dec. 5, 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

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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