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Monday 8 August 1949

US date format: 8/8/1949, UK date format: 8/8/1949

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keith Carradine and Rory Bruce Hayes. I Was a Male War Bride, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Mixed Doubles.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

I Was a Male War Bride

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall, Randy Stuart

Country: United States

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Jolson Sings Again

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Larry Parks, Barbara Hale, William Demarest, Ludwig Donath

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Rope of Sand

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre

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It's a Great Feeling

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Bill Goodwin

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mixed Doubles

Directed by: Rajat Kapoor

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Ruthie on the Telephone

Capitol Capers

The Meredith Willson Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1949 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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  • Bhutan, land of Dragon, becomes an independent monarchy
  • Bhutan becomes independent

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1949 - Geocentric view

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