Thursday 17 February 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gianni Belleno and N Shelf.
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching A Woman to Remember.
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1949 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Gianni Belleno: Italian musician, the drummer and singer of the Italian group New Trolls from 1966 to 1989.
- N Shelf: American designer, a rapidly rising young prop designer known for his magical ability to make the impossible seem real as he creates and builds strange props, masks and costumes.
- Fred Frith: English guitarist and songwriter (Henry Cow Art Bears Massacre and Skeleton Crew).
- Chaim Weitzman elected 1st President of Israel
- Richard Button retains world figure skating championship in Paris
- Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Andrea KTkessy/Ede Kir�ly of Hungary.
- Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Alena Vrzanova of Czechoslovakia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Mills Brothers - I Love You So Much It Hurts
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