Saturday 1 January 1949, NewYear’s Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Dormer and Nikolai Tikhonovich.
Golden Boy, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching NBC Presents.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Peter Dormer: Arts writer.
- Nikolai Tikhonovich: Moskalenko in Russia; cosmonaut.
- Daniel E Gawthrop: American composer.
- Peter Monteith: British horse rider (showjumper and amateur jockey) before becoming a trainer.
- Max Azria: Tunisian-French fashion designer.
- KPRC TV channel 2 in Houston, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
- KTTV TV channel 11 in Los Angeles, CA (MET) begins broadcasting
- Tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand.
- United Nations cease-fire takes effect in Kashmir from one minute before midnight. War between India and Pakistan stops accordingly.
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