Tuesday 18 October 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 18 October 1949 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 18 October 1949 ?
- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
See other famous people born on 18 October
Joe Egan: Scottish singer-songwriter (Stealers Wheel).
George Hendrick: American baseball player and coach.
Gary Richrath: American guitarist songwriter and producer (REO Speedwagon) (d. 2015).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Jealous Heart - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1949?
- Life: Jeanne Crain
- Time: India's Prime Minister
- Life: JR Oppenheimer
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power.
A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.
Rooted in scholarship, in thorough absorption in place and period, this story of the Mother of Jesus succeeds in keeping Mary (or Miriam as she is called in the Hebrew tradition) at the core, the heart of the whole.
When the beautiful, imperious and moneyed Grace Caldwell Tate wants something she goes after it. Her affair scandalises Pennsylvania's elite and she must face the costs to her marriage and the man she really loves.
Tell the world why 18 October 1949 is such a special date for you!