Saturday 6 August 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joyce McKinney and Clarence Richard Silva.
The Window, directed by Ted Tetzlaff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1949 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Joyce McKinney: Avery County, North Carolina -- Miss Wyoming (1972).
- Clarence Richard Silva: American Catholic Bishop of Honolulu.
- Alan Campbell: Northern Irish clergyman.
- Philippe Deschepper: French musician (guitarist and composer).
- Benjamin Gage: American noted family, the son of actress Esther Williams and her second husband, singer/actor Ben Gage.
- Dino Bravo: Italian-born professional wrestler (Born 1949),
- Richard Prince: American painter and photographer
- Clarence Silva: American bishop
- Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Someday - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
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