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Thursday 6 October 1949

1949-10-06

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Love Happy, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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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 6 October 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jim Gilmore: American politician, governor of Virginia and US presidential hopeful early in the 2008 race who ended his bid on July 14, 2007.
  • Bobby Farrell: Jamaica -- Rock vocalist.
  • Penny Junor: English journalist and author.
  • Leslie Moonves: American businessman.
  • Nicolas Peyrac: French singer, writer, and photographer, born to jewish physicians.
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Facts:
  • President Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO)
  • Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose) sentenced to ten years and $10,000 fine.
  • US President Harry Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO).

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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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Egyptian

By: Mika Waltari

A story of ancient Egypt from the highest to the lowest levels of society; Source for the classic movie of the same name.

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A perennial favourite with wide appeal from Lloyd C. Douglas. The basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

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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

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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