Thursday 18 August 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Madame Bovary, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 18 August 1949 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Hands of Mystery
The Magic Cottage
Captain Video and His Video Rangers
Which were the important events of 18 August 1949 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
See other famous people born on 18 August
Nigel Griggs: English bass player songwriter and producer (Split Enz and Schnell Fenster).
Rudy Hartono: Indonesian badminton player.
Paul Mares: American musician (Born 1900).
Paul J Mares: US jazz trumpetist / Composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49.
- Hungary adopts constitution
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1949?
- Life: Actress Bryn Noring
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard J. Neutra -- Aug. 15, 1949
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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.
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 ...
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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