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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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Perle Mesta -- Mar. 14, 1949 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Perle Mesta -- Mar. 14, 1949
  •  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


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.

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


A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal.

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Stetson Straw Hats Print (1949)Stetson Straw Hats Print (1949)
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Kellogg (1949)Kellogg (1949)
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Milwaukee Roads Passage aboard the Olympian Hiawatha  New windows to Wonderland (1949)Milwaukee Roads Passage aboard the Olympian Hiawatha New windows to Wonderland (1949)
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