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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
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Batman and Robin

Directed by: Spencer Bennet

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams

Country: United States

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The Barkleys of Broadway

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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Champion

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell

Country: United States

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Clock

Starring: Larry Semon

Country: United States

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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The Benny Rubin Show

Starring: Benny Rubin, Vinnie Monte, Mady Sullivan, Charlie Ford

Country: United States

The Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Fireside Theatre

Starring: Gene Raymond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Baby, It's Cold Outside - Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer
  2. Jo Stafford - Some Enchanted Evening

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Magazine Covers

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

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

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.

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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 huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal.

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