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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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

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


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.

The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas

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.

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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Chevrolet Trucks  Advanced Design Dump Truck  Sold (1949)Chevrolet Trucks Advanced Design Dump Truck Sold (1949)
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Whizzer Motor Bikes 50 Miles On a Dime (1949)Whizzer Motor Bikes 50 Miles On a Dime (1949)
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