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
Stromberg-Carlson Televisions various Are you going round in circles about Television? (1949)
Trailways Bus (1949)
Celanese Christmas Plastics for toys (1949)
Tell the world why Saturday, 29 January 1949 is such a special date for you!