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Friday 16 December 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Billy Gibbons in Houston and Stephanie Erickson. Twelve O'Clock High, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching College of Musical Knowledge.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Twenty Questions

Starring: Bobby McGuire

Country: United States

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The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue

Starring: Mimi Benzell, Jane Froman, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Herb Shriner Show

Starring: Mary Ford, Les Paul

Country: United States

One Man's Family

Starring: Bert Lytell, Marjorie Gateson, Russell Thorson, Lillian Schaaf

Country: United States

The Plainclothesman

Starring: Jack Orrison, Ken Lynch

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Twelve O'Clock High

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Samson and Delilah

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Sands of Iwo Jima

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara

Country: United States

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Bicycle Thieves

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell

Country: United States

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On the Town

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Traitsjo Kostov: Bulgarian communist vice-premier, is executed.
  • Sidney Olcott: Canadian-American actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 1949).
Facts:
  • Sukarno becomes President of Indonesia, with Mokammed Hatta as premier.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas - Yogi Yorgesson with The Johnny Duffy Trio

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fifth Avenue beauties
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Conrad N. Hilton -- Dec. 12, 1949
  • Life: General Hoyt Vandenberg

Books

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

A Rage to Live

By: John O'Hara

Black Cloth Textured Hardcover No DJ, Published by Random House 1949, First Edition Stated First Printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR:

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Mary

By: Sholem Asch

Mary

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The Egyptian

By: Mika Waltari

First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power.

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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.

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