Saturday 12 November 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arthur "Pooch" Tavares and Sinyan Shen.
Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Herb Shriner Show.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Arthur "Pooch" Tavares: Rocker.
- Sinyan Shen: American physicist and composer.
- Ron Lapointe: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1992).
- Jack Reed: American soldier and politician.
- Hendrik A de Fish [Henri Pauwels]: Flemish philological, dies at 64.
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