Wednesday 19 January 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, 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 in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 19 January 1949 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Juliana Carneiro da Cunha: Brazilian and French actress and dancer who has worked at the Théâtre du Soleil in Paris since 1990.
- Arend Langenberg: Dutch voice actor and radio host (d. 2012).
- Robert Palmer: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Power Station) (d. 2003).
- Andrew Samuels: English psychologist and academic.
- Dennis Taylor: Irish snooker player and sportscaster.
- Cuba recognizes Israel.
- The Poe Toaster first appears at the grave of Edgar Allan Poe.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Kay Starr - So Tired
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 19 January 1949 and get them!