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Friday 6 May 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thérèse Liotard and David Cornell Leestma in Muskegon. Home of the Brave, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Masters of Magic.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1949

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Movies

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

Home of the Brave

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Jeff Corey, James Edwards, Lloyd Bridges, Douglas Dick

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Streets of Laredo

Directed by: Leslie Fenton

Starring: William Holden, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman, William Bendix

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Africa Screams

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck

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Red Stallion in the Rockies

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Arthur Franz, Wallace Ford, Ray Collins, Jean Heather

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Flamingo Road

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, David Brian

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TV Series

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

Masters of Magic

Directed by: Anthony Stephens

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Hold It Please

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Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • P-M-B Maurice Maeterlinck: Belg philosopher (Nobel 1911), dies at 86.
  • Maurice Maeterlinck: Belgian dramatist, essayist, poet, playwright, philosopher, lawyer and naturalist, winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Facts:
  • EDSAC, the first practicable stored-program computer, runs its first program at Cambridge University.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Again - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
  2. Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark - Baby, It's Cold Outside

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