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Sunday 30 October 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). They Live by Night, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

They Live by Night

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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Passport to Pimlico

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

Country: United States

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar

Country: United States

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Love Happy

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Roseanna McCoy

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

One Man's Family

Starring: Bert Lytell, Marjorie Gateson, Russell Thorson, Lillian Schaaf

Country: United States

The Plainclothesman

Starring: Jack Orrison, Ken Lynch

Country: United States

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Macarius
  • Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Zenobius & Zenobia
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Green: Melbourne, Victoria -- Rock bassist (Air Supply).
  • Larry Bell: American murderer (d. 1996).
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Facts:
  • Lost in the Stars opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 281 performances

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Cocoanuts - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Swedes ideal Haide Goranson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Judge Harold Medina -- Oct. 24, 1949
  • Life: Jeanne Crain

Books

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

The Egyptian

By: Mika Waltari

First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power.

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

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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.

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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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