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Friday 30 September 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michel Tognini . The Heiress, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Heiress

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Directed by: James Algar

Starring: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore

Country: United States

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The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: Frank Launder

Starring: Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Susan Stranks

Country: United States

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Pinky

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters

Country: United States

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Thieves' Highway

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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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The Life of Riley

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Rosemary DeCamp, Lanny Rees, Sid Tomack

Country: United States

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The Silver Theatre

Starring: Conrad Nagel

Country: United States

Come Dancing

Written by: Eric Morley

Starring: Charles Nove, Angela Rippon, Peter West, Andy Ross Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 September 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
  • September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Translation Day
  • Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
  • RC Saints - Saint Jerome
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michel Tognini: French test pilot, Brigadier General in the French Air Force, and a former CNES and ESA astronaut who served from 1 January 2005 to 1 November 2011 as Head of the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency.
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Facts:
  • Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th HR and NL record 16th in September
  • Berlin Airlift ends after 277,000 flights.
  • The Berlin Airlift ends.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra
  2. That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Separates fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Oliver Franks -- Sep. 26, 1949
  • Life: Arlene Dahl

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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