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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
directed by Max Opuls
starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan
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Which were the important events of Monday, 21 February 1949 ?
Famous People born
Jerry Harrison in Milwaukee
- 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).
: Wisconsin, USA; rock keyboardist (Talking Heads - "And She Was").
: Swedish footballer
Famous People died
: Composer, dies at 78
: Indonesian nationalist activist and communist leader (Born 1894)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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 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.
Emerson is your Best Buy!
Edward My Son
United Aircraft Shipping Perishables (1949)
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