Thursday 19 May 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Batman and Robin, directed by Spencer Bennet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 19 May 1949 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
See other famous people born on 19 May
Archie Manning: American football player.
Dusty Hill: American singer-songwriter and bass player (ZZ Top and American Blues).
Philip Hunt: Baron Hunt of Kings Heath English politician.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1949 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1949?
- Life: Kids in the ring boxing
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Milton Berle -- May 16, 1949
- Life: Missouri coed Jane Stone
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.
This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.
Rooted in scholarship, in thorough absorption in place and period, this story of the Mother of Jesus succeeds in keeping Mary (or Miriam as she is called in the Hebrew tradition) at the core, the heart of the whole.
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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