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Sunday 18 September 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Billy Drago and Kerry Livgren. Thieves' Highway, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Thieves' Highway

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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Germany Year Zero

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze

Country: United States

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The Fighting Kentuckian

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Philip Dorn

Country: United States

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Under Capricorn

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding

Country: United States

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White Heat

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse

Starring: Mary Malone, Jean Muir, Mildred Natwick, Oliver Thorndike

Country: United States

The Big Story

Starring: Robert Sloane, Ernest Chappell

Country: United States

The Lone Ranger

Written by: George W. Trendle

Starring: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore

Country: United States

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The Voice of Firestone

Starring: Eleanor Steber, Risë Stevens, Jerome Hines, Thomas L. Thomas

Country: United States

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Martin Kane

Starring: Walter Kinsella, Nicholas Saunders, King Calder, William Gargan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 September 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank Morgan: Actor (Annie Get Your Gun, Wizard of Oz), dies at 59.
Facts:
  • Baseball major league record four grand slams hit.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ragtime Cowboy Joe - Jo Stafford

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marshal Tito
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Louis St. Laurent -- Sep. 12, 1949
  • Life: Ben Turpin

Books

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

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.

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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.

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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

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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