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Wednesday 23 February 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marc Garneau in QuTbec City and Larry Demps. Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Woman Of Rome by Alberto Moravia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Suspense.
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TV Series

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

The Goldbergs

Starring: Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, Arlene McQuade, Robert H. Harris

Country: United States

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Family Theatre

Starring: Nelson Leigh, Tudor Owen, Raymond Burr, Richard Hale

Country: United States

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Super Circus

Starring: Claude Kirchner, Mary Hartline, Sandy Dobritsch, Clifford Soubier

Country: United States

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Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall

Starring: Perry Como, The Ray Charles Singers, Frank Gallop, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

Country: United States

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Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Caught

Directed by: Max Opuls

Starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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A Canterbury Tale

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Mills Brothers - I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
  2. Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile, Smile, Smile) - Dean Martin

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dean Acheson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Louis Armstrong -- Feb. 21, 1949
  • Life: Viveca Lindfors

Books

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

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 Man With The Golden Arm

By: Nelson Algren

A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own

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Gypsy Sixpence

By: Edison Marshall

1st avon printing of 1969. the renegade lancer haunted custom and desert lasw to calim a forbidden love.

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Dinner at Antoine's

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Orson Foxworth celebrates his return to New Orleans by giving a dinner in the 1840 room at Antoines restaurant, ostensibly planned to present his niece for the Carnival festivities and to renew his romance with Amelie Lalande.

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