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Friday 11 February 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlie Hargrett and Guy Cloutier. Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while American Freedom And Catholic Power by Paul Blanshard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Time for Beany.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall

Starring: Perry Como, The Ray Charles Singers, Frank Gallop, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

Country: United States

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Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Caught

Directed by: Max Opuls

Starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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A Canterbury Tale

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 February 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Charlie Hargrett: rock guitarist (Blackfoot).
  • Guy Cloutier: French-Canadian music executive; father of Veronique Cloutier.
  • Jim Stillwagon: American college and pro football player.
  • Antoine Waechter: French politician, leader of the Independent Ecological Movement (Mouvement Ecologiste Indépendant - MEI) which he founded in 1994, hoping to replace the Greens as the major Green party.
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Facts:
  • Willie Pep recaptures world featherweight boxing title.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Careless Hands - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Churchills memoirs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mao Tse-tung -- Feb. 7, 1949
  • Esquire

Books

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

American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

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

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The Waters Of Siloe

By: Thomas Merton

An examination of the roots of the Cistercian Order, founded in 1098, its development and waning, and the seventeenth-century reforms by the Abbé de Rancé, which began the second flowering that

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Mary

By: Sholem Asch

Mary

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Published by Harper & Brothers, 1949. No Edition noted. Hardcover, blue cloth, aged with small tears on top of spine. Previous owner stamp and signature on inside cover.

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