Friday 18 November 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bonnie St Claire [Cornelia Swart] and Ted Sator.
Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue.
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- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Bonnie St Claire [Cornelia Swart]: Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger).
- Ted Sator: Utica, New York -- NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres).
- Ted Sator in Utica: New York, USA; NHL coach (New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres).
- Ahmad Zaki: Egyptian actor (d. 2005).
- Enrica Bonaccorti: Italian former actress, television and radio presenter, and lyricist.
- Ahmed Zaki: Egyptian actor and producer (d. 2005)
- NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP
- The Iva Valley Shooting occurs after the coal miners of Enugu in Nigeria go on strike over withheld wages; 21 miners are shot dead and 51 are wounded by police under the supervision of the British colonial administration of Nigeria.
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