It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in March 1949 ?
- The Set-Up
directed by Robert Wise
starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias
- The Red Pony
directed by Lewis Milestone
starring: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern
directed by Arthur Lubin
starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn
- Little Women
directed by Mervyn LeRoy
starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien
- Take Me Out to the Ball Game
directed by Busby Berkeley
starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly
Which were the important events of Monday, 14 March 1949 ?
Famous People born
- Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
- Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
- Saint Mathildis
- Saint Paulina
- Blessed Eve of Liege
- Japan - White Day: Japanese holiday similar to Valentine's Day (men give gifts to women).
: British World War I historian and author
Famous People died
John Callan O'Laughlin
: American political and military figure and journalist (Born 1873)
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1949 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Perle Mesta -- Mar. 14, 1949
Baby Three hours old
The Egyptian - Mika Waltari
The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas
Mary - Sholem Asch
A Rage to Live - John O'Hara
Zenith Radio Corporations Television Never forget... there can be only one original (1949)
Puerto Rican Rum 3 easy Recipes Sold (1949)
Allen B. DuMont Laboratories The DuMont Colony Know how good television can be (1949)
Tell the world why Monday, 14 March 1949 is such a special date for you!