Monday 8 August 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Window, directed by Ted Tetzlaff, 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 months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1949 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Keith Carradine in San Mateo: California, USA; actor (Young Guns, Pretty Baby).
- Rory Hayes: American artist who was one of the 1960 "acid" cartoonists.
- Airrion Love: US singer (Stylistics-16 Bars).
- Bela Magyari: Hungary -- Cosmonaut.
- Keith Carradine: American actor in a theatrical family, the son of actor John Carradine and half-brother of David Carradine.
- Bhutan, land of Dragon, becomes an independent monarchy
- Bhutan becomes independent
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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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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