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Monday 5 December 1949

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lanny Wadkins and Ray Comfort. Sands of Iwo Jima, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Melody, Harmony & Rhythm.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sands of Iwo Jima

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Dhéry

Starring: Julien Carette, Robert Dhéry, Annette Poivre, Raymond Bussières

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A Dangerous Profession

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: George Raft, Ella Raines, Pat O'Brien, Bill Williams

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The Spider and the Fly

Directed by: Robert Hamer

Starring: Eric Portman, Guy Rolfe, Nadia Gray, George Cole

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Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Scott Brady, John Russell, Dorothy Hart, Peggy Dow

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TV Series

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

Melody, Harmony & Rhythm

Easy Aces

Portrait of America

Mysteries of Chinatown

Hollywood House

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1949 ?

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
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  • Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title.

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