It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. 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 ?

  • CaughtCaught
    directed by Max Opuls
    starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 21 February 1949 ?


Holidays
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).

Famous People born
Jerry Harrison in Milwaukee: Wisconsin, USA; rock keyboardist (Talking Heads - "And She Was").
Ronnie Hellstrom: Swedish footballer

Famous People died
Ernest Walker: Composer, dies at 78
Tan Malaka: Indonesian nationalist activist and communist leader (Born 1894)
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Cards and funny ecards to celebrate special dates

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  Dean Acheson Life
    Dean Acheson
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Louis Armstrong -- Feb. 21, 1949 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Louis Armstrong -- Feb. 21, 1949
  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
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Books

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

The Egyptian by Mika Waltari

The Egyptian

by Mika Waltari


The only Finnish novel adopted into a Hollywood filmMika Waltari's 1945 novel The Egyptian was turned into a DeLuxe Color epic film by 20th Century Fox in 1954 and was nominated for an academy award a year later.A [...]

The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman

by Lloyd C. Douglas


Big Fisherman, The, by Douglas, Lloyd C. [...]

Mary by Sholem Asch

Mary

by Sholem Asch


With "Mary," Sholem Asch concludes his trilogy on the founding of Christianity. In “The Nazarene” he portrayed the crucifixion from several point s of view—a Roman Centurion, a young Judean student and the rabbinical authorities who witnessed the rise of Jesus with alarm. [...]

A Rage to Live by John O'Hara

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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