Tuesday 12 April 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Champion, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 12 April 1949 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
A - You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song) - Perry Como & Fontane Sisters
Vic Damone - Again
Search For Your Ancestors
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1949?
- Life: Young boy on fence
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul G. Hoffman -- Apr. 11, 1949
- Life: ECAs Paul Hoffman
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.
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.
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.
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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