It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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
- A Letter to Three Wives
directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern
- Golden Boy
directed by Rouben Mamoulian
starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden
- Ladies of the Chorus
directed by Phil Karlson
starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks
- Wake of the Red Witch
directed by Edward Ludwig
starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young
Which were the important events of Saturday, 29 January 1949 ?
- Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland recognize Israel.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1949 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
The Egyptian - Mika Waltari
The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas
Mary - Sholem Asch
A Rage to Live - John O'Hara
Eastern Air Lines Constellation Easterns New-Type Constellation 19.1% More Power... Power is Dependability (1949)
Weekend Stomach Pepto Bismol (1949)
Tell the world why Saturday, 29 January 1949 is such a special date for you!