It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in March 1949 ?

  • The Set-UpThe Set-Up
    directed by Robert Wise
    starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias
  • The Red PonyThe Red Pony
    directed by Lewis Milestone
    starring: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern
  • ImpactImpact
    directed by Arthur Lubin
    starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn
  • Little WomenLittle Women
    directed by Mervyn LeRoy
    starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien
  • Take Me Out to the Ball GameTake Me Out to the Ball Game
    directed by Busby Berkeley
    starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 14 March 1949 ?


Holidays
  • Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
  • Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
  • Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
  • Saint Mathildis
  • Saint Paulina
  • Blessed Eve of Liege
  • Japan - White Day: Japanese holiday similar to Valentine's Day (men give gifts to women).

Famous People born
Michael Stedman: British World War I historian and author

Famous People died
John Callan O'Laughlin: American political and military figure and journalist (Born 1873)
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Cards and funny ecards to celebrate special dates

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Perle Mesta -- Mar. 14, 1949 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Perle Mesta -- Mar. 14, 1949
  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  Baby Three hours old Life
    Baby Three hours old
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Egyptian by Mika Waltari

The Egyptian

by Mika Waltari


The only Finnish novel adopted into a Hollywood filmMika Waltari's 1945 novel The Egyptian was turned into a DeLuxe Color epic film by 20th Century Fox in 1954 and was nominated for an academy award a year later.A

The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman

by Lloyd C. Douglas


A perennial favourite with wide appeal from Lloyd C. Douglas. The basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

Mary by Sholem Asch

Mary

by Sholem Asch


With "Mary," Sholem Asch concludes his trilogy on the founding of Christianity. In “The Nazarene” he portrayed the crucifixion from several point s of view—a Roman Centurion, a young Judean student and the rabbinical authorities who witnessed the rise of Jesus with alarm.

A Rage to Live by John O'Hara

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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Ballantines Purity, Body & Flavor (1949)Ballantines Purity, Body & Flavor (1949)
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Pretty Woman Swimsuit Michigan Travel (1949)Pretty Woman Swimsuit Michigan Travel (1949)
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