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Sunday 23 January 1949

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Cabana and Robert D Cabana in Minneapolis. A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while American Freedom And Catholic Power by Paul Blanshard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Admiral Broadway Revue.
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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 30 days ?

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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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Cabana: Minneapolis, Minnesota -- Major USMC / Astronaut (STS 41, 53, 68, sk:88).
  • Robert D Cabana in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; Major US Marine Corp/astronaut (STS 41, 53, 68, 88).
  • George Trepal: American homicide, convicted of poisoning a neighbor family and sent to prison, despite his protest that he is innocent.
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - Galway Bay

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Resort play clothes
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Hubert Humphrey -- Jan. 17, 1949
  • Life: Debutante season woman model

Books

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

American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

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

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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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Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

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

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Modern Arms And Free Men

By: Vannevar Bush

The "world's greatest scientist in the field of armaments" answers questions about America and the future threats it faces from technological advances in atomic energy and manufactured disease in the hands

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