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Friday 28 January 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thomas J Downey American politician (Representative-Democrat-New York and Tom Downey. A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Admiral Broadway Revue.
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TV Series

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

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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Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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Movies

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

A Canterbury Tale

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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A Letter to Three Wives

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern

Country: United States

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Facts:
  • New York Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin and Ford Smith
  • UN Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - Galway Bay

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: French skier Emile Allais
  • Time: G.M.'s President
  • Life: Resort play clothes

Books

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

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

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The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941

By: Isabel Leighton

GOOD-PLUS TRADE-PAPERBACK **SIGNED BY AUTHOR** SIGNATURE AND HALF-PAGE INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR DATED 1973. SLIGHT TO MODERATE READING WEAR; FEW IF ANY OTHER INTERNAL MARKINGS BESIDES INSCRIPTION.

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The Man With The Golden Arm

By: Nelson Algren

A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own

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A Guide To Confident Living

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Change your thoughts and you change your life." -- Norman Vincent Peale A Guide to Confident Living shows you how to release your inner powers to achieve confidence and contentment.

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