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Thursday 17 November 1949

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Lionel Hill and Nguyen Tan Dung. Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue

Starring: Mimi Benzell, Jane Froman, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Herb Shriner Show

Starring: Mary Ford, Les Paul

Country: United States

One Man's Family

Starring: Bert Lytell, Marjorie Gateson, Russell Thorson, Lillian Schaaf

Country: United States

The Plainclothesman

Starring: Jack Orrison, Ken Lynch

Country: United States

The Magic Clown

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 17 November 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thomas Lionel Hill: New Orleans, Louisiana -- 110m hurdler (1972 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
  • Nguyen Tan Dung: Prime Minister of Vietnam.
  • John Boehner: American politician and Republican Party leader, Boehner entered political life in the early 1980s.
  • Thomas Hill: American former athlete, who mainly competed in the 110 metre hurdles.
  • Nguyễn Dũng: Vietnamese soldier and politician 8th Prime Minister of Vietnam.
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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 ?

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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