Thursday 1 December 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
On the Town, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1949 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Sebastian Pinera: Chilean businessman and elect President of Chile in 2010.
- Jan Brett: American author illustrator.
- Colleen Brennan: American porn actress.
- Jake Hartford: American radio host (d. 2013).
- Sebastián Piñera: Chilean businessman and politician 35th President of Chile.
- Pablo Escobar: Columbian drug kingpin and terrorist, head of the Medellin Cartel.
- WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, New York (CBS) begins broadcasting
- WKTV TV channel 2 in Utica, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
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