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Sunday 16 January 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anne Beiler and R Foster. A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Your Show Time.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

School House

Starring: Kenny Delmar, Arnold Stang, Tommy Dix, Betty Ann Nyman

Country: United States

The Goldbergs

Starring: Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, Arlene McQuade, Robert H. Harris

Country: United States

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Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

Starring: Arthur Godfrey, Frank Parker

Country: United States

NBC Presents

Starring: Eva Condon, Andrew Duggan, Jean Shepherd, Nancy Coleman

Country: United States

Movies

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

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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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

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 January 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Rape of Lucretia closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • KNBH (now KNBC) TV channel 4 in Los Angeles, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • WTOP (now WUSA) TV channel 9 in Washington, DC (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • Şemsettin Günaltay forms the new government of Turkey. (18th government, last single party government of CHP)

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Kay Starr - So Tired

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Debutante season woman model
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ben Hogan -- Jan. 10, 1949
  • Life: Famous babies

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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