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Tuesday 26 April 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Hall and Carlos Bianchi. The Secret Garden, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Benny Rubin Show.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Again - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Paris styles
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eugene Dennis -- Apr. 25, 1949
  • Life: Mary Martin in South Pacific

Books

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

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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Let Love Come Last

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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A Rage to Live

By: John O'Hara

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...

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The Sheltering Sky

By: Paul Bowles

A beautiful 65th anniversary paperback edition of the landmark literary work by acclaimed author Paul Bowles.In this classic work of psychological terror, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans apprehend

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