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Monday 2 May 1949

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joey Phillips and Maurice Jacoel. The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while Modern Arms And Free Men by Vannevar Bush was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crusade in Europe.
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TV Series

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

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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The Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

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The Goldbergs

Starring: Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, Arlene McQuade, Robert H. Harris

Country: United States

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Family Theatre

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

Country: United States

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Super Circus

Starring: Claude Kirchner, Mary Hartline, Sandy Dobritsch, Clifford Soubier

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Barkleys of Broadway

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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Champion

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell

Country: United States

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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The Set-Up

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joey Phillips: percussionist (Atlantic Star - "Touch a Four Leaf Clover").
  • Maurice Jacoel: Egyptian educator and astrologer.
  • Alan Titchmarsh: British entertainer and TV host, friendly and accessible, best known for his interview show, "Pebble Mill," starting in 1991.
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Facts:
  • Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for Death of a Salesman
  • Bolivian state of siege proclaimed.
  • Don Newcombe, first start, shuts out Cincinnati Reds on five hits to win 3-0.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: West Point star baseball
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Luis Munoz Marin -- May 2, 1949
  • Esquire

Books

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

Modern Arms And Free Men

By: Vannevar Bush

The "world's greatest scientist in the field of armaments" answers questions about America and the future threats it faces from technological advances in atomic energy and manufactured disease in the hands

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The Seven Storey Mountain

By: Thomas Merton

A modern-day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is one of the most influential religious works of the twentieth century.

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One On The House

By: Mary Lasswell

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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