Monday 16 May 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Hood and William Sputnik Spooner rock guitarist (Grateful Dead.
The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Clock.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1949 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Jimmy Hood: British Member of Parliament.
- William Sputnik Spooner rock guitarist (Grateful Dead: Tubes).
- Nicole Rieu: French singer, best known outside France for her participation in the 1975 Eurovision Song Contest.
- Rick Reuschel: pitcher (New York Yankees).
- William Newzam Prior Nicholson: Painter / engraver.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Baby, It's Cold Outside - Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer
- Jo Stafford - Some Enchanted Evening
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