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Sunday 12 June 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yuri Michaylovich Baturin and Jens Bohrnsen. 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 12 June 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
Famous Birthdays:
  • Yuri Michaylovich Baturin: Russian Cosmonaut (SK:Soyuz TM-28).
  • Jens Bohrnsen: German politician.
  • Yann Piat: French politician who served in the National Assembly from 1993 to 1994.
  • Marc Tardif: Canadian hockey player, he played left wing for the Montreal Canadiens and Quebec Nordiques in the NHL between 1969 and 1983.
  • John Wetton: British singer/bass guitarist best known for being the leader of the group Asia, but has also played with King Crimson.
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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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Magazine Covers

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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

An account of the story of West Indies cricket from its beginings to the present day. This book discusses the personalities involved and explains the social order and rivalry that lie behind the players, the island and the game.

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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

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...

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