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Friday 29 July 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stephen Burleigh and Leslie Easterbrook. In the Good Old Summertime, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941 by Isabel Leighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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TV Series

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

Mama

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

Country: United States

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Fireball Fun-For-All

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Marty May, J.C. Olsen

Country: United States

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Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Starring: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Country: United States

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Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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The Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Mighty Joe Young

Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack

Starring: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Macdonald Carey

Country: United States

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The Fountainhead

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Edward, My Son

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 July 1949 ?

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Facts:
  • Airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends
  • BBC radio begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Beach boats
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harold Lloyd -- July 25, 1949
  • Life: Hollywoods children

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Books

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

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 Mature Mind

By: Harry Allen Overstreet

First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

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The Waters Of Siloe

By: Thomas Merton

An examination of the roots of the Cistercian Order, founded in 1098, its development and waning, and the seventeenth-century reforms by the Abbé de Rancé, which began the second flowering that

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This I Remember

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

Published by Harper & Brothers, 1949. No Edition noted. Hardcover, blue cloth, aged with small tears on top of spine. Previous owner stamp and signature on inside cover.

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