Thursday 17 February 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, 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 months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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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.
- 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).
- Gianni Belleno: Italian musician, the drummer and singer of the Italian group New Trolls from 1966 to 1989.
- 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.
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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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