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Sunday 16 October 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Crazy Mohan . She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
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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 ?

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar

Country: United States

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Roseanna McCoy

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Love Happy

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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The Heiress

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Directed by: James Algar

Starring: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1949 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Crazy Mohan: Indian actor screenwriter and playwright.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nikolaos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a ''temporary cease-fire'', effectively ending the Greek Civil War.
  • The diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic are established.
  • Civil war ends in Greece with a communist surrender.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Jealous Heart - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: JR Oppenheimer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Margaret Clapp -- Oct. 10, 1949
  • Life: Football roundup

Books

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

The Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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The Woman Of Rome

By: Alberto Moravia

The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome. It’s the story of Adriana, a simple girl with no fortune but her beauty ...

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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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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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