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Tuesday 27 December 1949

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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). All the King's Men, directed by Robert Rossen, 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 this week ?

All the King's Men

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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The Outlaw

Directed by: Howard Hughes

Starring: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell

Country: United States

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The Inspector General

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates

Country: United States

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Whisky Galore

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey

Country: United States

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Twelve O'Clock High

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Steve Allen Show

Starring: Peggy Lee

Country: United States

Rootie Kazootie

Starring: Todd Russell

Country: United States

BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Starring: Richard Caldicot, Robert Brown, Brian Rix, George Woodbridge

Country: United Kingdom

The Buster Keaton Show

Starring: Buster Keaton

Country: United States

Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
  • Annie Wilson: American noted family, married to Carl Wilson of the "Beach Boys" when she was 18, 1956.
  • Denys Granier-Deferre: French film director, the son of director Pierre Granier-Deferre.
  • Terry Ito: Japanese director producer and critic.
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Facts:
  • United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands
  • Queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia.
  • Indonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence. End of the Dutch East Indies

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Blue Christmas - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Sistine Chapel
  • Time: Salvation Army head
  • Life: Girls clothes

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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