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Saturday 13 August 1949

US date format: 8/13/1949, UK date format: 13/8/1949

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Petit and Bobby Clarke (ice hockey). I Was a Male War Bride, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Mixed Doubles.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

I Was a Male War Bride

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall, Randy Stuart

Country: United States of America

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Jolson Sings Again

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Larry Parks, Barbara Hale, William Demarest, Ludwig Donath

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Rope of Sand

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre

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It's a Great Feeling

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Bill Goodwin

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Mixed Doubles

Directed by: Rajat Kapoor

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Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Directed by: Arnee Nocks

Starring: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Country: United States of America

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Ruthie on the Telephone

Capitol Capers

The Meredith Willson Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1949 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Planetary positions on August 13, 1949 - Geocentric view

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