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Saturday 29 October 1949

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Giovanna Milella and Kieron Baker. They Live by Night, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching One Man's Family.
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TV Series

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

The Magic Clown

Country: United States

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Man Against Crime

Written by: Lawrence M. Klee

Starring: Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Ed Wynn Show

Starring: Ed Wynn

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

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

Country: United States

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The Lone Ranger

Written by: George W. Trendle

Starring: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore

Country: United States

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Movies

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

They Live by Night

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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Passport to Pimlico

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

Country: United States

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar

Country: United States

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Love Happy

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Roseanna McCoy

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1949 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Cocoanuts - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Swedes ideal Haide Goranson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Judge Harold Medina -- Oct. 24, 1949
  • Life: Jeanne Crain

Books

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

Dinner at Antoine's

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Orson Foxworth celebrates his return to New Orleans by giving a dinner in the 1840 room at Antoines restaurant, ostensibly planned to present his niece for the Carnival festivities and to renew his romance with Amelie Lalande.

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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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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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Let Love Come Last

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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