Friday 16 September 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Thieves' Highway, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1949 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Chrisye : Indonesian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007).
- Ed Begley: Jr.
- Begley : American actor, whose talented portrayal of the socially awkward Dr. Victor Erlich on the hit television series, "St. Elsewhere," from 1982-88 resulted in multiple Emmy nominations.
- Susan Ruttan in Oregon City: Oregon, USA; actress (Roxanne - L.A.
- Rique Pottenger: American computer whiz and noted family, the son of astrologer Zip Dobyns.
- Ed Begley Jr in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Eating Raoul, St. Elsewhere, Parenthood).
- KABC TV channel 7 in Los Angeles, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
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