Wednesday 2 February 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Sherry Mathis in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; actress (Search for Tomorrow).
- Yasuko Namba: Japanese mountaineer (d. 1996).
- Ross Valory in San Francisco: California, USA; rock bassist (Journey - "Who's Crying Now", "Open Arms").
- Tom Tripplehorn: rocker (Gary Lewis and Playboys - "This Diamond Ring").
- Jetty Weels: Surinamese/Dutch vocalist ("Mai Tai").
- Francisco Maturana: Colombian football manager
- Adelia Canoletti: Brazilian mother of eight girls who all worked as advertising models from 1981. Five are redheads like their dad, Fariomar, three are brunettes with slimmer faces, like her. After the eighth girl, Adelia had a tubal ligation.
- Brent Spiner: American actor
- Duncan Bannatyne: Scottish entrepreneur
- 1st 45 RPM record released
- Golfing champion Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident.
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