It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Impact, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn
Country: United States
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien
Directed by: Busby Berkeley
Starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly
Directed by: Max Opuls
Starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan
Directed by: Michael Powell
Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Starring: Rex Marshall
Starring: Jean Gillespie, Dan Morgan, John Stephen
Written by: John Haggart
Starring: Patricia Wheel, Joan Catlin, John Raby, Frankie Thomas
Written by: Robert Clampett
Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg
Starring: Arthur Shields
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
By: Lloyd C. Douglas
It was a calm, early summer noon in the southern mountains of Arabia. Sheltering the King's well-guarded domain, a mile above and a dozen miles east of the Dead Sea, motionless masses of neighbourly white clouds hung suspended from a ...
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 ...
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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