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Wednesday 16 November 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pattie Santos and William Ackerman. Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while American Freedom And Catholic Power by Paul Blanshard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue.
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TV Series

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

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Rosemary DeCamp, Lanny Rees, Sid Tomack

Country: United States

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The Lone Ranger

Written by: George W. Trendle

Starring: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Adam's Rib

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday

Country: United States

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The Fallen Idol

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Michle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel

Country: United States

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Battleground

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States

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They Live by Night

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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Passport to Pimlico

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pattie Santos: Rocker.
  • William Ackerman: Composer.
  • Michel Daerden: A francophone Belgian politician, a member of the Parti Socialiste, and a Finance auditor.
  • Bill Herbst: American professional astrologer and writer, frequent contributor to The Mountain Astrologer magazine and other publications, and author of two books, including "Houses of the Horoscope.
  • Silvana Petrucci: Italian homicide victim, murdered in Geneva on 10/22/1999 around 6:00 AM, by her son, Stefano Diamante, because he did not want her to find out that he had lied and was not going to the university.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Laine - Mule Train
  2. Tony Martin - There's No Tomorrow
  3. Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pearl fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Margot Fonteyn -- Nov. 14, 1949
  • Life: Fontanne and Lunt

Books

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

American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

Mild tanning to spine and pages. Otherwise clean, sturdy copy.

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The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941

By: Isabel Leighton

GOOD-PLUS TRADE-PAPERBACK **SIGNED BY AUTHOR** SIGNATURE AND HALF-PAGE INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR DATED 1973. SLIGHT TO MODERATE READING WEAR; FEW IF ANY OTHER INTERNAL MARKINGS BESIDES INSCRIPTION.

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Gypsy Sixpence

By: Edison Marshall

1st avon printing of 1969. the renegade lancer haunted custom and desert lasw to calim a forbidden love.

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Let Love Come Last

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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