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Thursday 1 September 1949

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Guy-Quint and PA Sangma. Under Capricorn, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941 by Isabel Leighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Voice of Firestone.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Under Capricorn

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding

Country: United States

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White Heat

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Madame Bovary

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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I Was a Male War Bride

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall

Country: United States

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The Window

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Voice of Firestone

Starring: Eleanor Steber, Risë Stevens, Jerome Hines, Thomas L. Thomas

Country: United States

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Martin Kane

Starring: Walter Kinsella, Nicholas Saunders, King Calder, William Gargan

Country: United States

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Starring: Peggy Wood, Judson Laire, Rosemary Rice, Dick Van Patten

Country: United States

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Fireball Fun-For-All

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Marty May, J.C. Olsen

Country: United States

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Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Starring: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 September 1949 ?

  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
  • Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
Famous Birthdays:
  • Catherine Guy-Quint: French politician, a Member of the European Parliament for central France.
  • PA Sangma: Indian politician.
  • Hew Strachan: Sir Hew Strachan is a Scottish military historian, well known for his work on the administration of the British Army and the history of the First World War.
  • Leslie Feinberg: American activist and author (d. 2014).
  • Garry Maddox: American baseball player and sportscaster.
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  • 1st network detective series-Private Eyes-premieres
  • KMTV TV channel 3 in Omaha, NB (CBS / NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Viljo Heino runs world record 10k (29:27.2)

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun
  2. Room Full of Roses - Jerry Wayne
  3. Vic Damone - My Bolero
  4. Maybe It's Because - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra

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

Life magazine


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

The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941

By: Isabel Leighton


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The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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Prince Of Egypt

By: Dorothy Clarke Wilson

A brilliant work of biblical fiction by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, Moses, The Prince of Egypt was immediately embraced by the public when first published in 1949 (as Prince of Egypt).

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By: Sholem Asch


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