Saturday 13 August 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter J Visclosky and Sheralee.
I Was a Male War Bride, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Peter J Visclosky: (Rep-D-Indiana, 1985- ).
- Sheralee: Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- Vocalist (Your Hit Parade).
- Sheralee in Fort Lauderdale: Florida, USA; vocalist (Your Hit Parade).
- Philippe Petit: French high-wire artist, who gained fame for his walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, on the morning of 7 August 1974.
- Jim Brunzell: American professional wrestler.
- Bobby Clarke: Manitoba, Canada -- NHL player / coach (Philadelphia Flyer)
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