Wednesday 13 April 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Champion, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 13 April 1949 ?
- Jay Crouse: American businessman, gallery owner, art dealer.
- Philippe Petit: Nemours, France -- Juggler / aerialist.
- Jean-Jacques Favier in Kehl: Germany; astronaut (STS 78).
- Len Cook: New Zealand-English mathematician and statistician.
- Christopher Hitchens: English-American journalist and author (d. 2011).
- Ricardo Zunino: Argentinian race car driver
- Jean-Jacques Favier: French engineer and a former CNES astronaut who flew aboard the STS-78 NASA Space Shuttle mission.
- Frank Doran: Scottish politician, a Member of Parliament, Labour representative.
- C V France: Dies at 80.
- 3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Washington Capitals, 4 games to 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- A - You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song) - Perry Como & Fontane Sisters
- Vic Damone - Again
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