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Tuesday 14 June 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bob Frankston and Rochelle Firestone in Kansas City. Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Greatest Story Ever Told by Fulton Oursler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Stars.
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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 ?

Edward, My Son

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Batman and Robin

Directed by: Spencer Bennet

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 June 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Flag Day (United States)
  • Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
  • International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
  • World Blood Donor Day [7] ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
  • Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
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Facts:
  • State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor
  • WROC TV channel 8 in Rochester, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Albert II, a rhesus monkey, becomes the first primate to enter space, on U.S. Hermes project V-2 rocket ''Blossom IVB'', but is killed on impact at return.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Room Full Of Roses - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
  2. Frank Sinatra - Some Enchanted Evening
  3. Baby, It's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
  4. The Hucklebuck - Frank Sinatra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marta Toren
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Princess Margaret -- June 13, 1949
  • Life: Woman in Shorts and tops

Books

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

The Greatest Story Ever Told

By: Fulton Oursler

Fulton Oursler's outstanding classic The Greatest Story Ever Told narrates the ever-new, everlasting story of the life of Jesus Christ. Written with powerful simplicity and set against a rich and accurate

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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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Prince Of Egypt

By: Dorothy Clarke Wilson

A brilliant work of biblical fiction by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, Moses, The Prince of Egypt was immediately embraced by the public when first published in 1949 (as Prince of Egypt).

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One On The House

By: Mary Lasswell

We sell Rare, out-of-print, uncommon, & used BOOKS, PRINTS, MAPS, DOCUMENTS, AND EPHEMERA. We do not sell ebooks, print on demand, or other reproduced materials. Each item you see here is individually described and imaged.

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