Thursday 17 November 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Nguyễn Dũng: Vietnamese soldier and politician 8th Prime Minister of Vietnam.
- Thomas Hill: American former athlete, who mainly competed in the 110 metre hurdles.
- Thomas Lionel Hill: New Orleans, Louisiana -- 110m hurdler (1972 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- John Boehner: American politician and Republican Party leader, Boehner entered political life in the early 1980s.
- Nguyen Tan Dung: Prime Minister of Vietnam.
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