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Wednesday 12 October 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ilich Ramirez Sanchez and Stan Hansen. Love Happy, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while This I Remember by Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 ?

Roseanna McCoy

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Love Happy

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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The Heiress

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Directed by: James Algar

Starring: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore

Country: United States

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The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: Frank Launder

Starring: Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Susan Stranks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • Eugenie Anderson becomes 1st woman ambassador nominated in US

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Jack Teter Trio - Johnson Rag
  2. Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Frank Sinatra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: JR Oppenheimer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Margaret Clapp -- Oct. 10, 1949
  • Life: Football roundup

Books

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

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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The Man With The Golden Arm

By: Nelson Algren

A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own

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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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The Way West

By: A.B. Guthrie Jr

An enormously entertaining classic, THE WAY WEST brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to THE BIG SKY, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman's return to the untamed West in 1846.

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