Saturday 5 February 1949
It was Saturday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1949 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Yvon Vallières: Canadian educator and politician.
- David Sullivan: English softporno / newspaper publisher (Sunday Sport).
- Nigel Olsson: Rock guitarist / drummer (Elton John Band).
- Yvon Vallieres: French-Canadian politician.
- Maidarjabyn Ganzorig: in Mongolia; cosmonaut (Soyuz 39 backup).
- Kurt Beck: Kurt Beck is a German politician (SPD), serving as the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate from 1994 to 2013 and as President of the Bundesrat in 2000/01. On 14 May 2006 he succeeded Matthias Platzeck as chairman of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD). He resigned from that post on 7 September 2008.
- Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa: Composer, dies at 50.
- Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Careless Hands - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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