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Tuesday 8 November 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Al Berger and Bonnie Raitt in Louisiana. The Fallen Idol, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Herb Shriner Show.
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TV Series

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

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Rosemary DeCamp, Lanny Rees, Sid Tomack

Country: United States

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The Lone Ranger

Written by: George W. Trendle

Starring: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Fallen Idol

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Michle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel

Country: United States

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Battleground

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States

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They Live by Night

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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Passport to Pimlico

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

Country: United States

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1949 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Al Berger: Rocker.
  • Bonnie Raitt in Louisiana: USA; singer/guitarist ("Green Light", "The Glow", "Thing Called Love").
  • Bonnie Raitt: American musician, a guitarist and popular blues singer of the '70s and a top star by the '80s.
  • Wayne LaPierre: Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Cyriel Verschaeve: Belgian poet and priest who studied astrology and taught literature.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1949?

  • Life: Fontanne and Lunt
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Selman Waksman -- Nov. 7, 1949
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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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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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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A Guide To Confident Living

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Change your thoughts and you change your life." -- Norman Vincent Peale A Guide to Confident Living shows you how to release your inner powers to achieve confidence and contentment.

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