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..
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
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1949?
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.
An account of the story of West Indies cricket from its beginings to the present day. This book discusses the personalities involved and explains the social order and rivalry that lie behind the players, the island and the game.
With "Mary," Sholem Asch concludes his trilogy on the founding of Christianity. In “The Nazarene” he portrayed the crucifixion from several point s of view—a Roman Centurion, a young Judean student and the rabbinical authorities who witnessed the rise of ...
A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...
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