It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. 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 the last 30 days ?
  • ChampionChampion
    directed by Mark Robson
    starring: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    directed by Tay Garnett
    starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke
  • 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
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Tuesday, 19 April 1949 ?

Holidays
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
  • Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
  • Expeditus
  • Ursmar
  • George of Antioch
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
  • Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
  • Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).

Facts
  • Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth
  • 53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8.

Famous People born
Myra McCulloch: Teacher academic / administrator
Larry Walters: American ''lawn chair'' pilot (d. 1993)
Paloma Picasso: daughter of artist Pablo Picasso

Famous People died
Ulrich Salchow: Swedish figure skater (Born 1877)
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Music Charts

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

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 X-1 test pilot Capt. Chuck Yeager
X-1 test pilot Capt. Chuck Yeager
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Books

The Egyptian - Mika Waltari

The Egyptian - Mika Waltari

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Books

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

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Books

Mary - Sholem Asch

Mary - Sholem Asch

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Books

A Rage to Live - John O'Hara

A Rage to Live - John O'Hara

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Old Journal Ads

Camel Cigarettes  Rise Stevens Opera Star  Sold (1949)Camel Cigarettes Rise Stevens Opera Star Sold (1949)
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Old Journal Ads

Ge Automatic Dishwasher Collectible (1949)Ge Automatic Dishwasher Collectible (1949)
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Old , Jergens Lotion, Evelyn Keyes (1949)Old , Jergens Lotion, Evelyn Keyes (1949)
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