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Thursday 24 November 1949

1949-11-24

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Adam's Rib, 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 30 days ?

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday

Country: United States

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The Fallen Idol

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Michle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel

Country: United States

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Battleground

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States

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They Live by Night

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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Passport to Pimlico

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue

Starring: Mimi Benzell, Jane Froman, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Herb Shriner Show

Starring: Mary Ford, Les Paul

Country: United States

One Man's Family

Starring: Bert Lytell, Marjorie Gateson, Russell Thorson, Lillian Schaaf

Country: United States

The Plainclothesman

Starring: Jack Orrison, Ken Lynch

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
  • Henry Bibby: American athlete, pro basketball player.
  • Shane Bourne: Australian comedian actor and television host.
  • Ewen Cameron: Baron Cameron of Dillington English politician.
  • Sally Davies: English hematologist and academic.
  • Linda Tripp: American news figure, caught up in the presidential scandal of 1998 in which Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern, was quoted as saying she had an affair with President Bill Clinton.
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Facts:
  • Syracuse Nationals beat Anderson Packers, 125-123 in 5 OTs
  • The ski resort in Squaw Valley, California officially opens.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - Mule Train
  2. Mule Train - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ricardo Montalban
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert M. Hutchins -- Nov. 21, 1949
  • Life: Pearl fashions

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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