Friday 6 May 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 6 May 1949 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
The Benny Rubin Show
Believe It or Not
Which were the important events of 6 May 1949 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
See other famous people born on 06 May
Maurice Maeterlinck: Belgian dramatist, essayist, poet, playwright, philosopher, lawyer and naturalist, winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature.
P-M-B Maurice Maeterlinck: Belg philosopher (Nobel 1911), dies at 86.
- EDSAC, the first practicable stored-program computer, runs its first program at Cambridge University.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1949 ?
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in May 1949?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Luis Munoz Marin -- May 2, 1949
- Life: West Point star baseball
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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.
With "Mary," Sholem Asch concludes his trilogy on the founding of Christianity. In “The Nazarene” he portrayed the crucifixion from several point s of view—a Roman Centurion, a young Judean student and the rabbinical authorities who witnessed the rise of ...
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 ...
Tell the world why 6 May 1949 is such a special date for you!