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Wednesday 9 February 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Judith Light in Trenton and Janet Issaca. A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Time for Beany.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Canterbury Tale

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Time for Beany

Written by: Robert Clampett

Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Country: United States

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

School House

Starring: Kenny Delmar, Arnold Stang, Tommy Dix, Betty Ann Nyman

Country: United States

The Goldbergs

Starring: Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, Arlene McQuade, Robert H. Harris

Country: United States

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Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

Starring: Arthur Godfrey, Frank Parker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Careless Hands - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Churchills memoirs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mao Tse-tung -- Feb. 7, 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

A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

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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

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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