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Thursday 20 January 1949

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Göran Persson and Greg Schelkun. The Sun Comes Up, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Admiral Broadway Revue.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Sun Comes Up

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman Jr., Lewis Stone

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Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc.

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Starring: Kirk Alyn, Rosemary La Planche, Roy Barcroft, Carol Forman

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A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

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Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Country: United States

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Bad Men of Tombstone

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Marjorie Reynolds, Broderick Crawford, Fortunio Bonanova

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TV Series

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

The Admiral Broadway Revue

Written by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Sid Caesar, Mary McCarty, Imogene Coca, Marge Champion

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What Do You Think?

Directed by: Paul Leduc

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The Eyes Have It

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Picture This

Directed by: Stephen Herek

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1949 ?

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • J Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen
  • President Truman announces his point 4 program
  • US President Harry Truman announces his four-point program.
  • Point Four Program a program for economic aid to poor countries announced by United States President Harry S. Truman in his inaugural address for a full term as President.
  • U.S. President Harry S. Truman begins his full term.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1949 - Geocentric view

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