Saturday 19 February 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dan Bunten and Edward Hardin in New York City.
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching A Woman to Remember.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Dan Bunten: American software developer (d. 1998).
- Edward Hardin in New York City: New York, USA; rocker (Spencer Davis Group).
- Danielle Berry: American game designer and programmer (d. 1998).
- Eddie Hardin: English singer-songwriter and pianist (The Spencer Davis Group and Axis Point) (d. 2015).
- William Messner-Loebs: American author and illustrator.
- Auguste Jean Maria Charles Serieyx: Composer, dies at 83.
- Inside USA closes at Century Theater NYC after 339 performances
- 1st Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Ezra Pound
- Mass arrests of communists in India.
- Ezra Pound is awarded the first Bollingen Prize in poetry by the Bollingen Foundation and Yale University.
- Cincinnati Gardens opens in Cincinnati.
- Grady the Cow, a 1,200-pound cow, gets stuck inside a silo on a farm in Yukon, Oklahoma and garners national media attention in the United States.
- World heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis retires.
- Indonesia seizes Yogyakarta from the Dutch.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Mills Brothers - I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
- Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile, Smile, Smile) - Dean Martin
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