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Saturday 11 June 1949

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Willig and Tom Pryce. Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Edward, My Son

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Batman and Robin

Directed by: Spencer Bennet

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Cavalcade of Stars

Starring: Jackie Gleason

Country: United States

Mr. I. Magination

Written by: Paul Tripp

Starring: Donald Harris, Paul Tripp, Robin Morgan, Ted Tiller

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 June 1949 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • George Willig: Stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977).
  • Tom Pryce: British racing driver (d. 1977).
  • Ross Harvey: Australian pro astrologer who calculated "The Life Span Revolution," 1991-1992.
  • Frank Beard: American drummer and songwriter (ZZ Top and American Blues).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Koci Xoxe: Albanian Vice Premier, executed.
  • Oton Zupanic: Slavs Poet (Zimzelen pod snegom), dies at 71.
Facts:
  • 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah Country Club - Illinois
  • 81st Belmont: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 2:30.2
  • Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:28.2)

Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Room Full Of Roses - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
  2. Frank Sinatra - Some Enchanted Evening
  3. Baby, It's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
  4. The Hucklebuck - Frank Sinatra

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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

This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.

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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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