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Wednesday 26 October 1949

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Hargrove and Antonio Carpio. Passport to Pimlico, directed by Henry Cornelius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while One On The House by Mary Lasswell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
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TV Series

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

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Rosemary DeCamp, Lanny Rees, Sid Tomack

Country: United States

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The Lone Ranger

Written by: George W. Trendle

Starring: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Passport to Pimlico

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

Country: United States

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar

Country: United States

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Roseanna McCoy

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Love Happy

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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The Heiress

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mike Hargrove: American baseball manager, Indians.
  • Antonio Carpio: Filipino lawyer and jurist Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
  • Steve Rogers: Australian rugby league footballer (Born 1954).
  • Kevin Sullivan: Wrestler (WCW / ECW / SMW / NWA / Georgia / CWFI).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lionel Halsey: British Royal Navy officer and courtier (Born 1872).
Facts:
  • President Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents
  • US President Harry Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Swedes ideal Haide Goranson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Judge Harold Medina -- Oct. 24, 1949
  • Life: Jeanne Crain

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Books

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

One On The House

By: Mary Lasswell

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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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Let Love Come Last

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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The Seven Storey Mountain

By: Thomas Merton

A modern-day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is one of the most influential religious works of the twentieth century.

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