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Monday 9 May 1949

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Oleg Yuriyevich and Billy Joel in Hicksville. The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Clock.
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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 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 ?

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 Set-Up

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Oleg Yuriyevich: Atkov; Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-10).
  • Billy Joel in Hicksville: Long Island, New York, USA; singer/songwriter/piano player ("Pianoman", "Captain Jack", "Bridge").
  • Billy Joel: American singer inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992 after 15 years preparation for success as a singer and songwriter.
  • Peter Niehenke: German astrologer and psychotherapist (since 1981) who has been practicing since 1975.
  • Henri Seroka: Belgian singer and composer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Rainier III of Monaco becomes Prince of Monaco.
  • Israel is admitted to the United Nations as its 59th member.
  • Siam officially changes its French name to ampquotThaïlandeampquot (English name to ampquotThailandampquot), having officially changed its Thai name to ampquotPrated Thaiampquot since 1939.

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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. Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark - Baby, It's Cold Outside
  2. Again - Art Mooney & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Missouri coed Jane Stone
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Douglas MacArthur -- May 9, 1949
  • Life: West Point star baseball

Books

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

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

Mild tanning to spine and pages. Otherwise clean, sturdy copy.

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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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Let Love Come Last

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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