Saturday 12 February 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1949 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Joaquin Sabina: Spanish singer, songwriter, and poet.
- Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu: Canadian politician.
- Joaquín Sabina: Spanish singer-songwriter.
- Len Randle: baseball player (New York Mets).
- Stanley Knight: country artist (Black Oak Arkansas - "High on the Hog").
- Marion Hänsel: Belgian film director, producer, actress and screenwriter. Her film "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
- Hassan al Banna: Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (Born 1906).
- Annie Get Your Gun closes at Imperial Theater in New York City after 1147 performances.
- Panic in Quito Ecuador, after War of the World played on radio
- Unidentified aircraft bombs Jerusalem.
- Team Canada beats Denmark 47-0 in hockey.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Mills Brothers - I Love You So Much It Hurts
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