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Tuesday 27 September 1949

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robb Weller and Mike Schmidt. The Blue Lagoon, directed by Frank Launder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching The Life of Riley.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Life of Riley

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

Country: United States

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The Silver Theatre

Starring: Conrad Nagel

Country: United States

Come Dancing

Written by: Eric Morley

Starring: Charles Nove, Angela Rippon, Peter West, Andy Ross Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse

Starring: Mary Malone, Jean Muir, Mildred Natwick, Oliver Thorndike

Country: United States

The Big Story

Starring: Robert Sloane, Ernest Chappell

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: Frank Launder

Starring: Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Susan Stranks

Country: United States

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Pinky

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters

Country: United States

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Thieves' Highway

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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Germany Year Zero

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze

Country: United States

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The Fighting Kentuckian

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Philip Dorn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 September 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
  • Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robb Weller: TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Home Show).
  • Mike Schmidt: American professional baseball player, considered by many to be the greatest third baseman in Major League Baseball history.
  • Graham Richardson: Australian journalist and politician 39th Australian Minister for Health.
  • Jahn Teigen: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
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Facts:
  • The first Plenary Session of the National People's Congress approves the design of the Flag of the People's Republic of China.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra
  2. That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Separates fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Oliver Franks -- Sep. 26, 1949
  • Life: Arlene Dahl

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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