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Wednesday 16 February 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dorus Vrede and Marc De Jonge. Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Woman to Remember.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall

Starring: Perry Como, The Ray Charles Singers, Frank Gallop, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

Country: United States

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Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Caught

Directed by: Max Opuls

Starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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A Canterbury Tale

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dorus Vrede: Surinam poet (Otobanda; the Other Bank).
  • Marc De Jonge: French actor, best known for his role as the heartless Soviet Colonel Zaysen in "Rambo III.
  • Bob Didier: American baseball player and coach.
  • Lyn Paul: English singer and actress (The New Seekers).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. Mills Brothers - I Love You So Much It Hurts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Viveca Lindfors
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cardinal Mindszenty -- Feb. 14, 1949
  • Life: Churchills memoirs

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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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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Let Love Come Last

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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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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