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Tuesday 25 January 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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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

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

School House

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

Country: United States

The Goldbergs

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

Country: United States

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Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

Starring: Arthur Godfrey, Frank Parker

Country: United States

NBC Presents

Starring: Eva Condon, Andrew Duggan, Jean Shepherd, Nancy Coleman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Cooper Clarke: English punk-poet.
  • John Belushi: American actor and comedian who had a fast-paced, six-year career as the talented comedy star of "Saturday Night Live" and such films as "Animal House.
  • John Clarke: English poet and critic.
  • Paul Nurse: English geneticist and biologist Nobel Prize laureate.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st Emmy Awards: Shirley Dinsdale and Pantomime Quiz (KTLA) win
  • At the Hollywood Athletic Club the first Emmy Awards are presented.
  • In Los Angeles, California, the 1st Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Walter O'Keefe. Best Film Made for Television: The Necklace

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - Galway Bay

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: French skier Emile Allais
  • Time: G.M.'s President
  • Life: Resort play clothes

Books

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

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

This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.

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Mary

By: Sholem Asch

Rooted in scholarship, in thorough absorption in place and period, this story of the Mother of Jesus succeeds in keeping Mary (or Miriam as she is called in the Hebrew tradition) at the core, the heart of the whole.

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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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