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Friday 27 May 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 27, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Corbyn and Pam Grier. The Huggetts Abroad, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Stars.
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What the sky looked like on 27 May 1949

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

The Huggetts Abroad

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Dinah Sheridan, Susan Shaw

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Home of the Brave

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Jeff Corey, James Edwards, Lloyd Bridges, Douglas Dick

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Streets of Laredo

Directed by: Leslie Fenton

Starring: William Holden, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman, William Bendix

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Africa Screams

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck

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Red Stallion in the Rockies

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Arthur Franz, Wallace Ford, Ray Collins, Jean Heather

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TV Series

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

Cavalcade of Stars

Starring: Jackie Gleason

Country: United States

Mr. I. Magination

Written by: Paul Tripp

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

Country: United States

The Art Ford Show

R.F.D. America

The Cliff Edwards Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1949 ?

  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ropert L Ripley: cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at age 55 in New York.
  • Robert Ripley: American illustrator, cartoonist and adventurer.
  • Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a Second Opening Day
  • Martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane
  • Russian stop train traffic West-Berlin

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 27, 1949 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Some Enchanted Evening - Bing Crosby
  2. Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) - Peggy Lee

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