1949 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1946 1947 194819491950 1951 1952

1949 is a year in the 20th century. It was a common year.

Events

Births

Deaths

Awards

Movies released

  • Adam's Rib
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • Samson and Delilah
  • The Third Man

New Books

  • The AlephJorge Luis Borges
  • Alien Land – Willard W. Savoy
  • The Angry WifePearl S. Buck
  • Beneath The Sky – Alfred Q. Jarrette
  • Beyond Earth's Gates – C. L. Moore
  • Bright Leaf – Foster Fitzsimmons
  • Cannibal – John Hawkes
  • Crooked HouseAgatha Christie
  • The Dream MerchantsHarold Robbins
  • The EgyptianMika Waltari
  • Father of the Bride – Edward Streeter
  • The Golden Sequence – Martha E. Von Almedingen
  • The Heat of the Day – Elixabeth Bowen
  • King of the Wind – Marguerite Henry
  • Let Love Come Last – Taylor Caldwell
  • Love in a Cold Climate – Nancy Mitford
  • Male and FemaleMargaret Mead
  • The Man with the Golden Arm – Nelson Algren
  • Men of Maize – Miguel Angel Asturias
  • The Miracles of the Red Altar Cloth – Hermann L. Hunter
  • Nineteen Eighty-FourGeorge Orwell
  • Pride's Castle – Frank Yerby
  • A Rage To Live – John O'Hara
  • The Second SexSimone de Beauvoir
  • To Hell and BackAudie Murphy
  • Shane – Jack Schaefer
  • The Sheltering Sky – Paul Bowles
  • A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
  • The TrialFranz Kafka
  • Trouble with Harry – Jack Story

1949 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.