Thursday 16 June 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 16 June 1949 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Kale Browne in San Rafael: California, USA; actor (Michael Hudson - Another World).
- Peppy Castro [Emil Thielhelm]: NYC, New York -- Rock vocalist (Balance).
- Paulo Cesar: Brazilian footballer.
- Paulo Caju: Brazilian footballer.
- Ralph Mann: American hurdler and author.
- Robbin Thompson: American singer-songwriter (Steel Mill) (d. 2015)
- Gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Room Full Of Roses - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
- Frank Sinatra - Some Enchanted Evening
- Baby, It's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
- The Hucklebuck - Frank Sinatra
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