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Friday 25 March 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Potvin and Neil Jones. The Set-Up, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Believe It or Not.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

The Set-Up

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias

Country: United States

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The Red Pony

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Impact

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Little Women

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Believe It or Not

Starring: Jean Gillespie, Dan Morgan, John Stephen

Country: United States

Suspense

Starring: Rex Marshall

Country: United States

A Woman to Remember

Written by: John Haggart

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

Country: United States

Time for Beany

Written by: Robert Clampett

Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Country: United States

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 March 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Maryland Day.
  • Saint Pelagius
  • International Waffle Day in Sweden.
  • Freedom Day in Belarus
  • Greek Independence Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Potvin: NHL.
  • Neil Jones: musician ("Bend Me Shape Me").
  • Louis Bercut: French costume designer for the Comédie-Française and set designer who worked with Copi.
  • Jamie Faunt: American musician and teacher, a bass guitarist and recording artist with top groups and live performers.
  • Barbara Richardson: American wife of noted politician, Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hanns A Rauter: German SS-commandant in Netherlands, executed at age 54.
Facts:
  • SS police chief Rauter request for a pardon, denied
  • The extensive deportation campaign known as March deportation is conducted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to force collectivisation by way of terror. The Soviet authorities deport more than 92,000 people from the Baltics to remote areas of the Soviet Union.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Forever and Ever - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
  2. Perry Como - Forever and Ever
  3. A - You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song) - Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae
  4. Cruising Down the River - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Teens wardrobe
  • Time: Great Britain's Minister of Health and champion of the new socialized medicine scheme
  • Life: Baby Three hours old

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

An account of the story of West Indies cricket from its beginings to the present day. This book discusses the personalities involved and explains the social order and rivalry that lie behind the players, the island and the game.

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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

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...

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