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Saturday 14 May 1949

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Glavany and Christian Franqueville. The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Crusade in Europe.
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Movies

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

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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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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The Red Pony

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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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 Benny Rubin Show

Starring: Benny Rubin, Vinnie Monte, Mady Sullivan, Charlie Ford

Country: United States

Fireside Theatre

Starring: Gene Raymond

Country: United States

Suspense

Starring: Rex Marshall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Facts:
  • Love Life closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 252 performances
  • Truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral
  • 75th Preakness: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 1:56.
  • US President Harry Truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral.

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