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Saturday 1 January 1949, NewYear’s Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Peter Dormer and Nikolai Tikhonovich. Golden Boy, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching NBC Presents.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

NBC Presents

Starring: Eva Condon, Andrew Duggan, Jean Shepherd, Nancy Coleman

Country: United States

Hollywood on Television

Starring: Al Jarvis, Onzy Matthews, Betty White

Country: United States

Kieran's Kaleidoscope

Starring: John Kieran

Country: United States

The Adventures of Cyclone Malone

Starring: Ross Jones, Dorothy Novis

Country: United States

Family Theatre

Starring: Nelson Leigh, Tudor Owen, Raymond Burr, Richard Hale

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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Force of Evil

Directed by: Abraham Polonsky

Starring: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor

Country: United States

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Portrait of Jennie

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1949 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • KPRC TV channel 2 in Houston, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • KTTV TV channel 11 in Los Angeles, CA (MET) begins broadcasting
  • Tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand.
  • United Nations cease-fire takes effect in Kashmir from one minute before midnight. War between India and Pakistan stops accordingly.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Giottos art
  • Time: Arthur Rackham's Illustration from the poem 'The Night before Christmas'

Books

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

A Rage to Live

By: John O'Hara

Black Cloth Textured Hardcover No DJ, Published by Random House 1949, First Edition Stated First Printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR:

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Mary

By: Sholem Asch

Mary

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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

This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.

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