Saturday 11 June 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George Willig and Tom Pryce.
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 June 1949 ?
- George Willig: Stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977).
- Tom Pryce: British racing driver (d. 1977).
- Ross Harvey: Australian pro astrologer who calculated "The Life Span Revolution," 1991-1992.
- Frank Beard: American drummer and songwriter (ZZ Top and American Blues).
- 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah Country Club - Illinois
- 81st Belmont: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 2:30.2
- Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:28.2)
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Room Full Of Roses - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
- Frank Sinatra - Some Enchanted Evening
- Baby, It's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
- The Hucklebuck - Frank Sinatra
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