Wednesday 2 March 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon and J P R Williams.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Believe It or Not.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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.
- Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon: Ireland; rock guitarist (See Here).
- J P R Williams: Welsh rugby union player.
- Alain Chamfort: French singer and piano-player.
- Gates McFadden: American actress of stage, film and TV.
- Isabelle Mir: .
- 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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