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Saturday 27 August 1949

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrew McKay and Barbara Bach [Goldbach] in Queens. White Heat, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Martin Kane.
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TV Series

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

Martin Kane

Starring: Walter Kinsella, Nicholas Saunders, King Calder, William Gargan

Country: United States

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Crusader Rabbit

Written by: Alexander Anderson, Jay Ward

Starring: Vern Louden, Roy Whaley, Russ Coughlan, GeGe Pearson

Country: United States

Hands of Mystery

Starring: Ruth White, Edward Andrews, Hugh Franklin, Brook Byron

Country: United States

The Magic Cottage

Starring: Pat Meikle, Stuart Bradley, Don Hastings, Bernard Kates

Country: United States

Mama

Starring: Peggy Wood, Judson Laire, Rosemary Rice, Dick Van Patten

Country: United States

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Movies

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

White Heat

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Madame Bovary

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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I Was a Male War Bride

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall

Country: United States

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The Window

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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In the Good Old Summertime

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Vic Damone - My Bolero
  2. Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun
  3. Room Full of Roses - Jerry Wayne
  4. Maybe It's Because - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Texas cowboy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elizabeth Taylor -- Aug. 22, 1949
  • Life: Actress Bryn Noring

Books

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

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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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

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

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