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Tuesday 19 April 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Myra McCulloch and Patrick Buisson. Champion, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Fred Waring Show.
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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 Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Fireside Theatre

Starring: Gene Raymond

Country: United States

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

Movies

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

Champion

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell

Country: United States

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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The Set-Up

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias

Country: United States

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The Red Pony

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Impact

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Myra McCulloch: Teacher academic / administrator.
  • Patrick Buisson: French journalist and political activist of the Extreme Right, born to an engineer, he became Sarkozy's adviser (2005-12).
  • Paloma Picasso: French designer and noted family.
  • Larry Walters: American truck driver and pilot (d. 1993).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth
  • 53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Forever and Ever - Margaret Whiting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Mary Martin in South Pacific
  • Time: X-1 test pilot Capt. Chuck Yeager
  • Life: Young boy on fence

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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