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Wednesday 23 March 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Karen English and Ric Ocasek in Baltimore. The Set-Up, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Suspense.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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

Time for Beany

Written by: Robert Clampett

Starring: Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Country: United States

Your Show Time

Starring: Arthur Shields

Country: United States

Movies

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

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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Little Women

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 March 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
  • Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Karen English: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Arizona).
  • Ric Ocasek in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; rocker (Cars - "Double Life", "All Mixed Up", "Bye Bye Love", "You Might Think").
  • Roland Lee: American artist.
  • Jim Geddes: American athlete, a professional baseball player.
  • Ric Ocasek: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (The Cars).
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Forever and Ever - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
  2. Perry Como - Forever and Ever
  3. A - You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song) - Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae
  4. Cruising Down the River - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Teens wardrobe
  • Time: Great Britain's Minister of Health and champion of the new socialized medicine scheme
  • Life: Baby Three hours old

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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