Sunday 16 October 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1949 ?
- Crazy Mohan: Indian actor screenwriter and playwright.
- Hale Ascher VanderCook: Composer, dies at 85.
- WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Nikolaos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a ''temporary cease-fire'', effectively ending the Greek Civil War.
- The diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic are established.
- Civil war ends in Greece with a communist surrender.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Jealous Heart - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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