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Sunday 11 December 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christina Onassis . Sands of Iwo Jima, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sands of Iwo Jima

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Dhéry

Starring: Julien Carette, Robert Dhéry, Annette Poivre, Raymond Bussières

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A Dangerous Profession

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: George Raft, Ella Raines, Pat O'Brien, Bill Williams

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The Rocking Horse Winner

Directed by: Anthony Pelissier

Starring: Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies, Ronald Squire, John Mills

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The Spider and the Fly

Directed by: Robert Hamer

Starring: Eric Portman, Guy Rolfe, Nadia Gray, George Cole

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TV Series

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

Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Your Witness

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

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Melody, Harmony & Rhythm

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Portrait of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1949 ?

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Christina Onassis: American-born Greek/Argentine businesswoman socialite and heiress (d. 1988).
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  • WOAI (now KMOL) TV channel 4 in San Antonio, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Chicago Bears' Johnny Lujack passes for six touchdowns versus Chicago Cardinals (52-29).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1949 - Geocentric view

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