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Tuesday 3 May 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Albert Sacco Jr in Boston and Ken Hom. The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Greatest Story Ever Told by Fulton Oursler 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 Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Albert Sacco Jr in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; PhD/astronaut (STS 73).
  • Ken Hom: Chinese American chef.
  • Manuel Babbitt: American homicide: a former Marine and Vietnam veteran who was executed for murdering a 78-year-old woman in her home.
  • Albert Sacco: American astronaut who blasted into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia 10/20/1995, 9:35 AM, Cape Canaveral, FL.
  • Liam Donaldson: English physician and academic.
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Facts:
  • 1st firing of a US Viking rocket; reached 80 km
  • First firing of a US Viking rocket; reaches 80 km.

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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
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Books

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

The Greatest Story Ever Told

By: Fulton Oursler

Fulton Oursler's outstanding classic The Greatest Story Ever Told narrates the ever-new, everlasting story of the life of Jesus Christ. Written with powerful simplicity and set against a rich and accurate

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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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Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941

By: Isabel Leighton

GOOD-PLUS TRADE-PAPERBACK **SIGNED BY AUTHOR** SIGNATURE AND HALF-PAGE INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR DATED 1973. SLIGHT TO MODERATE READING WEAR; FEW IF ANY OTHER INTERNAL MARKINGS BESIDES INSCRIPTION.

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