Thursday 13 January 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Klaus Brandner and Hermann Magerl.
A Letter to Three Wives, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Egyptian by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching School House.
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- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Klaus Brandner: German politician.
- Hermann Magerl: .
- Rakesh Sharma: first Indian and 138th person to visit space.
- Brandon Tartikoff: American screenwriter and producer (d. 1997).
- Along 5th Avenue opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
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