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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. The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Crusade in Europe.
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Old Newspapers

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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 Red Pony

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1949

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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 Benny Rubin Show

Starring: Benny Rubin, Vinnie Monte, Mady Sullivan, Charlie Ford

Country: United States

Fireside Theatre

Starring: Gene Raymond

Country: United States

Suspense

Starring: Rex Marshall

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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