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..

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Movies

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

  • A Canterbury TaleA Canterbury Tale
    directed by Michael Powell
    starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price
  • A Letter to Three WivesA Letter to Three Wives
    directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern
  • Golden BoyGolden Boy
    directed by Rouben Mamoulian
    starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden
  • Ladies of the ChorusLadies of the Chorus
    directed by Phil Karlson
    starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks
  • Wake of the Red WitchWake of the Red Witch
    directed by Edward Ludwig
    starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 29 January 1949 ?


Facts
  • Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland recognize Israel.

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Make this date unforgettable

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Cards and funny ecards to celebrate special dates

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

The Egyptian by Mika Waltari

The Egyptian

by Mika Waltari


The only Finnish novel adopted into a Hollywood filmMika Waltari's 1945 novel The Egyptian was turned into a DeLuxe Color epic film by 20th Century Fox in 1954 and was nominated for an academy award a year later.A

The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas

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.

Mary by Sholem Asch

Mary

by Sholem Asch


With "Mary," Sholem Asch concludes his trilogy on the founding of Christianity. In “The Nazarene” he portrayed the crucifixion from several point s of view—a Roman Centurion, a young Judean student and the rabbinical authorities who witnessed the rise of Jesus with alarm.

A Rage to Live by John O'Hara

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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Woodburys Facial Soap  Im Singing the Blues in more ways than one (1949)Woodburys Facial Soap Im Singing the Blues in more ways than one (1949)
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Philco Corporations Philco 1613 Radio-Phonograph  Only a Philco Radio-Phonograph Gives You This Glorious Concert Hall Realism (1949)Philco Corporations Philco 1613 Radio-Phonograph Only a Philco Radio-Phonograph Gives You This Glorious Concert Hall Realism (1949)
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Jean Gibbons Photo Reviews Booking Vintage (1949)Jean Gibbons Photo Reviews Booking Vintage (1949)
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