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Monday 23 May 1949

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alan Garcia and Chris Bank. Batman and Robin, directed by Spencer Bennet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Mr. I. Magination.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Mr. I. Magination

Written by: Paul Tripp

Starring: Donald Harris, Paul Tripp, Robin Morgan, Ted Tiller

Country: United States

The Clock

Starring: Larry Semon

Country: United States

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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The Benny Rubin Show

Starring: Benny Rubin, Vinnie Monte, Mady Sullivan, Charlie Ford

Country: United States

The Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Batman and Robin

Directed by: Spencer Bennet

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams

Country: United States

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The Barkleys of Broadway

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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Champion

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell

Country: United States

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alan Garcia: Peruvian politician.
  • Chris Bank: American musician known and respected locally in Aspen, CO.
  • Martin Brunolt: American homicide perpetrator; arraigned for triple murder 39 days after his wife and two sons were found dead.
  • Daniel DiNardo: American ecclesiastic and a twin.
  • Alan García: Peruvian lawyer, sociologist and politician who was President of Peru from 1985 to 1990 and again from 2006 to 2011.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)
  • The Federal Republic of Germany is established and the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany is proclaimed.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Doris Day - Again

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Sarah Churchill
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General Van Fleet -- May 23, 1949
  • Life: Kids in the ring boxing

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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