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Wednesday 16 March 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bertha Knox and Joe Pilato. Impact, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Suspense.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Suspense

Starring: Rex Marshall

Country: United States

Believe It or Not

Starring: Jean Gillespie, Dan Morgan, John Stephen

Country: United States

A Woman to Remember

Written by: John Haggart

Starring: Patricia Wheel, Joan Catlin, John Raby, Frankie Thomas

Country: United States

Time for Beany

Written by: Robert Clampett

Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Country: United States

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

Movies

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

Impact

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Little Women

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • KFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Baby Three hours old
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Perle Mesta -- Mar. 14, 1949
  • Life: Marge and Gower dance Champions

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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