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Tuesday 20 September 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jan Hendriks and Sabine Azéma. Thieves' Highway, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse.
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TV Series

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

The Lone Ranger

Written by: George W. Trendle

Starring: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore

Country: United States

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The Voice of Firestone

Starring: Eleanor Steber, Risë Stevens, Jerome Hines, Thomas L. Thomas

Country: United States

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Martin Kane

Starring: Walter Kinsella, Nicholas Saunders, King Calder, William Gargan

Country: United States

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Mama

Starring: Peggy Wood, Judson Laire, Rosemary Rice, Dick Van Patten

Country: United States

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Fireball Fun-For-All

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Marty May, J.C. Olsen

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Thieves' Highway

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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Germany Year Zero

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze

Country: United States

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The Fighting Kentuckian

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Philip Dorn

Country: United States

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Under Capricorn

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding

Country: United States

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White Heat

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 September 1949 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dutch Guilder devalued 30.3%
  • Tennis player Pancho Gonzales turns professional

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ragtime Cowboy Joe - Jo Stafford

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Arlene Dahl
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lisa Fonssagrives -- Sep. 19, 1949
  • Life: Marshal Tito

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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The Seven Storey Mountain

By: Thomas Merton

A modern-day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is one of the most influential religious works of the twentieth century.

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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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American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

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

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