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Saturday 16 July 1949

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald and Ray Major. The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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TV Series

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

The Magic Cottage

Starring: Pat Meikle, Stuart Bradley, Don Hastings, Bernard Kates

Country: United States

Mama

Starring: Peggy Wood, Judson Laire, Rosemary Rice, Dick Van Patten

Country: United States

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Fireball Fun-For-All

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Marty May, J.C. Olsen

Country: United States

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Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Starring: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Country: United States

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Cavalcade of Stars

Starring: Jackie Gleason

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Macdonald Carey

Country: United States

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The Fountainhead

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dick Haymes - Maybe It's Because
  2. Some Enchanted Evening - Paul Weston & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Olympian Bob Mathias
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Schweitzer -- July 11, 1949
  • Life: Seaside date

Books

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

A Rage to Live

By: John O'Hara

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...

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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

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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