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Monday 21 February 1949

1949-02-21

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Caught

Caught

Directed by: Max Opuls

Starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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A Canterbury Tale

A Canterbury Tale

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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A Letter to Three Wives

A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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Golden Boy

Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Wake of the Red Witch

Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Woman to Remember

A Woman to Remember

Written by: John Haggart

Starring: Patricia Wheel, Joan Catlin, John Raby, Frankie Thomas

Country: United States

Time for Beany

Time for Beany

Written by: Robert Clampett

Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Country: United States

Your Show Time

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

School House

School House

Starring: Kenny Delmar, Arnold Stang, Tommy Dix, Betty Ann Nyman

Country: United States

The Goldbergs

The Goldbergs

Starring: Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, Arlene McQuade, Robert H. Harris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 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 Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 21 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Tan Malaka: Indonesian nationalist activist and communist leader (Born 1894).
  • Ernest Walker: Composer, dies at 78.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Mills Brothers
  2. Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile, Smile, Smile) - Dean Martin

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

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

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.

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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.

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Mary by Sholem Asch

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 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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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