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Monday 20 June 1949

1949-06-20

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, 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 ?

Edward, My Son

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Starring: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Country: United States

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Cavalcade of Stars

Starring: Jackie Gleason

Country: United States

Mr. I. Magination

Written by: Paul Tripp

Starring: Donald Harris, Paul Tripp, Robin Morgan, Ted Tiller

Country: United States

The Clock

Starring: Larry Semon

Country: United States

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lionel Richie: R&B Singer.
  • Bob Andrews: England, United Kingdom -- Rock keyboardist / vocalist.
  • Paul Shaw: Collingwood, Ontario -- Trap shooter (1996 Olympics).
  • Alan Longmuir: Scottish bass player songwriter and actor (Bay City Rollers).
  • Dominique Maraninchi: French oncologist, who served from February 2011 to August 2014 as general manager of 'Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé' (Agency for the Safety of Health Products), often abbreviated AFSSAPS or AFSSaPS, a French government institution whose main mission was to assess health risks posed by health products intended for human consumption, particularly pharmaceutical drugs.
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Facts:
  • Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart
  2. The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  3. Bali Ha'i - Paul Weston & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hillsdale High graduate
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Jay McCloy -- June 20, 1949
  • Life: Marta Toren

Books

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

The Egyptian

By: Mika Waltari

A story of ancient Egypt from the highest to the lowest levels of society; Source for the classic movie of the same name.

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A perennial favourite with wide appeal from Lloyd C. Douglas. The basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

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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

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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