Monday 19 December 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Whisky Galore, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 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 this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1949 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Sebastian : Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Orna Berry: Israeli computer scientist and businesswoman.
- Nancy Kyes: American actress.
- Francis Collomp: French hostage, kidnapped in Rimi (North Nigeria) by an Islamist group (Ansaru).
- Claudia A Kolb: United States -- 200m breast stroke swimmer (1964 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Lenny White: Rocker
- Luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland
- WJW TV channel 8 in Cleveland, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Yingle Bells - Yogi Yorgesson with The Johnny Duffy Trio
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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