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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Music Charts

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

 G.M.'s President
G.M.'s President

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

The Egyptian - Mika Waltari

The Egyptian - Mika Waltari

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Books

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

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Books

Mary - Sholem Asch

Mary - Sholem Asch

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Books

A Rage to Live - John O'Hara

A Rage to Live - John O'Hara

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Old Journal Ads

Ladybird Kiddies Wear Clothes Fashion Trade (1949)Ladybird Kiddies Wear Clothes Fashion Trade (1949)
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Vintage House Porch Ekman Maxwell House Coffee (1949)Vintage House Porch Ekman Maxwell House Coffee (1949)
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Enchantment (David Niven and Teresa Wright) (1949)Enchantment (David Niven and Teresa Wright) (1949)
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Tell the world why Saturday, 29 January 1949 is such a special date for you!