Wednesday 2 March 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Take Me Out to the Ball Game, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1949 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Cookie Mueller: Movie Actress.
- Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon: Ireland; rock guitarist (See Here).
- Gates McFadden: American actress of stage, film and TV.
- J P R Williams: Welsh rugby union player.
- Isabelle Mir: .
- JPR Williams: Welsh rugby player and surgeon
- Alain Chamfort: French singer and piano-player. His first band, "The Dreamers" had minor success as a repertory jazz outfit, and was followed by a typically 1960s rock music group "Murator". He worked with famed writer and producer, Jacques Dutronc, on television and film productions. He made a number of albums with Claude François and Serge Gainsbourg, including his first album recorded as Alain Chamfort: "Manureva". The song of the same name remains one of his most famous tracks. Chamfort has composed for the
- 1st automatic street light (New Milford, Ct)
- Lucky Lady II (US Air Force B-50 Superfortress) completes first nonstop round-the-world flight at Fort Worth Texas, covering 23,452-miles in 94 hours.
- Captain James Gallagher lands his B-50 Superfortress Lucky Lady II in Fort Worth, Texas after completing the first non-stop around-the-world airplane flight in 94 hours and one minute.
- The first automatic street light is installed in New Milford, Connecticut.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1949 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Russ Morgan & His Orchestra - Cruising Down the River
- Cruising Down The River - Jack Smith
- Sunflower - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
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