Thursday 20 October 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Passport to Pimlico, directed by Henry Cornelius, 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 20 October 1949 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Wayne Collett: American athlete, an Olympic Silver Medal winner at the 1972 Munich Olympics in the field and track events for the 400m race.
- Valeri Borzov: Ukrainian athlete.
- Valery Borzov: USSR -- 100m / 200m dash (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Gina Pareño: Filipino actress.
- Angela Alioto: American civil rights lawyer, politician and daughter of former Mayor of San Francisco, Joseph Alioto.
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 20 October 1949 and get them!