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


Big Fisherman, The, by Douglas, Lloyd C.

Mary by Sholem Asch

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.

A Rage to Live by John O'Hara

A Rage to Live

by John O'Hara


A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal.

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Old Journal Ads

Gerbers Baby Foods Favorite Flavor (1949)Gerbers Baby Foods Favorite Flavor (1949)
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Old Journal Ads

Schlitz Beer Fishing Camera Camping Lake (1949)Schlitz Beer Fishing Camera Camping Lake (1949)
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Old Journal Ads

Westinghouse Electric Corporations Big Picture Television  Before You Buy See Westinghouse Big Picture Television at Small Picture Price (1949)Westinghouse Electric Corporations Big Picture Television Before You Buy See Westinghouse Big Picture Television at Small Picture Price (1949)
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