Saturday 8 October 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Love Happy, directed by David Miller, 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 this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1949 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Sigourney Weaver: American actress whose first big hit was the 1979 science-fiction thriller "Alien.
- Jerry Bittle: American cartoonist (d. 2003).
- Ashawna Hailey: American computer scientist and philanthropist (d. 2011).
- Maggie Ollerenshaw: English actress.
- Hamish Stuart: Scottish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Average White Band).
- Michael Rose: Rocker (Average White Band)
- Sigourney [Susan Alexandra] Weaver: Louisiana, United States -- Actress (Alien, Working Girl)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Jack Teter Trio - Johnson Rag
- Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Frank Sinatra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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