Saturday 12 March 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Payne in Waco and Sara Lane.
Little Women, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Believe It or Not.
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Bill Payne in Waco: Texas, USA; rock keyboardist (Little Feat - Time Loves a Hero).
- Sara Lane: NYC, New York -- Actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian).
- Natalia Kuchinskaya: Soviet gymnast.
- Mary Alice: Williams; news reporter (NBC-TV).
- Mike Gibbons in Swansea: Wales; rock drummer (Badfinger).
- Sara Lane in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Elizabeth Grainger - The Virginian).
- Glenn Chandler: Award-winning Scottish playwright and novelist. He has written plays for theatre and radio, original screenplays for television and films, television series, and novels.
- Joel Colin: French homicide; he murdered the husband of his mistress.
- Rob Cohen: American film director, producer and writer
- Moctesuma Esparza: Mexican producer and filmmaker
- Charles Levin: American actor
- David Mellor: English journalist lawyer and politician Chief Secretary to the Treasury
- Bill Payne: American singer-songwriter pianist and producer (Little Feat and Phil Lesh and Friends)
- Maria "Beppie" Bakker: Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr, dies at age 95.
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