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Wednesday 8 June 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Ax and Michel Rousseau. Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while Modern Arms And Free Men by Vannevar Bush was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Stars.
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TV Series

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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 ?

Edward, My Son

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Batman and Robin

Directed by: Spencer Bennet

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • Emmanuel Ax: Lvov, Poland -- Pianist (Artur Rubinstein Comp-1974).
  • Michel Rousseau: French swimmer, he won the 1970 European championship and a silver medal at the 1973 World championship, in the 100m (freestyle).
  • Emanuel Ax: Pianist.
  • Hildegard Falck: German FR, 800m runner (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Jeffrey Mylett: American actor (Born 1949).
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Facts:
  • Siam changes name to Thailand
  • Celebrities Helen Keller, Dorothy Parker, Danny Kaye, Fredric March, John Garfield, Paul Muni and Edward G. Robinson are named in an FBI report as Communist Party members.
  • George Orwell's 1984 is published.

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Hucklebuck - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - Again

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Books

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Modern Arms And Free Men

By: Vannevar Bush

The "world's greatest scientist in the field of armaments" answers questions about America and the future threats it faces from technological advances in atomic energy and manufactured disease in the hands

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White Collar Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Familiar office specimens, from the Chairman of the Board to the Boss's Wife, captured here with deadly hilarity.

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Cry, The Beloved Country

By: Alan Paton

An Oprah Book Club selection, Cry, the Beloved Country, the most famous and important novel in South Africa’s history, was an immediate worldwide bestseller in 1948.

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The Autobiography Of Will Rogers

By: Donald Day

In a selection of Rogers' own words, lassoed together by Day, Will Rogers tells how he became the spokesman and the watchdog for the inarticulate public in a period

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