Wednesday 1 June 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1949 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Mike Levine: Rock keyboardist / bassist (Triumph).
- 1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
- British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence
- KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz wed for the second time
- Microfilm copies of Newsweek magazine 1st offered
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) - Peggy Lee
- Some Enchanted Evening - Bing Crosby
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