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Monday 9 May 1949

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Oleg Yuriyevich and Billy Joel in Hicksville. The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Clock.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Barkleys of Broadway

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Clock

Starring: Larry Semon

Country: United States

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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The Benny Rubin Show

Starring: Benny Rubin, Vinnie Monte, Mady Sullivan, Charlie Ford

Country: United States

The Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Fireside Theatre

Starring: Gene Raymond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Oleg Yuriyevich: Atkov; Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-10).
  • Billy Joel in Hicksville: Long Island, New York, USA; singer/songwriter/piano player ("Pianoman", "Captain Jack", "Bridge").
  • Billy Joel: American singer inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992 after 15 years preparation for success as a singer and songwriter.
  • Peter Niehenke: German astrologer and psychotherapist (since 1981) who has been practicing since 1975.
  • Henri Seroka: Belgian singer and composer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Rainier III of Monaco becomes Prince of Monaco.
  • Israel is admitted to the United Nations as its 59th member.
  • Siam officially changes its French name to ampquotThaïlandeampquot (English name to ampquotThailandampquot), having officially changed its Thai name to ampquotPrated Thaiampquot since 1939.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark - Baby, It's Cold Outside
  2. Again - Art Mooney & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Missouri coed Jane Stone
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Douglas MacArthur -- May 9, 1949
  • Life: West Point star baseball

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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