Saturday 8 October 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Rose and Sigourney [Susan Alexandra] Weaver.
Love Happy, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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
- Michael Rose: Rocker (Average White Band).
- Sigourney [Susan Alexandra] Weaver: Louisiana, United States -- Actress (Alien, Working Girl).
- 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)
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Frank Sinatra
- Jack Teter Trio - Johnson Rag
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