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Wednesday 16 November 1949

1949-11-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday

Country: United States

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The Fallen Idol

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Michle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel

Country: United States

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Battleground

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States

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They Live by Night

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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Passport to Pimlico

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue

Starring: Mimi Benzell, Jane Froman, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Herb Shriner Show

Starring: Mary Ford, Les Paul

Country: United States

One Man's Family

Starring: Bert Lytell, Marjorie Gateson, Russell Thorson, Lillian Schaaf

Country: United States

The Plainclothesman

Starring: Jack Orrison, Ken Lynch

Country: United States

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michel Daerden: A francophone Belgian politician, a member of the Parti Socialiste, and a Finance auditor.
  • Bill Herbst: American professional astrologer and writer, frequent contributor to The Mountain Astrologer magazine and other publications, and author of two books, including "Houses of the Horoscope.
  • Arrow : Montserratian singer-songwriter (d. 2010).
  • Silvana Petrucci: Italian homicide victim, murdered in Geneva on 10/22/1999 around 6:00 AM, by her son, Stefano Diamante, because he did not want her to find out that he had lied and was not going to the university.
  • Pattie Santos: Rocker.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Laine - Mule Train
  2. Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra
  3. Tony Martin - There's No Tomorrow

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pearl fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Margot Fonteyn -- Nov. 14, 1949
  • Life: Fontanne and Lunt

Books

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

The Egyptian

By: Mika Waltari

A story of ancient Egypt from the highest to the lowest levels of society; Source for the classic movie of the same name.

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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.

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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

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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