It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • CaughtCaught
    directed by Max Opuls
    starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 21 February 1949 ?

Holidays
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).

Famous People born
Jerry Harrison in Milwaukee: Wisconsin, USA; rock keyboardist (Talking Heads - "And She Was").
Ronnie Hellstrom: Swedish footballer

Famous People died
Ernest Walker: Composer, dies at 78
Tan Malaka: Indonesian nationalist activist and communist leader (Born 1894)
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
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Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Louis Armstrong -- Feb. 21, 1949
TIME Magazine Cover: Louis Armstrong -- Feb. 21, 1949

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 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

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 Dean Acheson
Dean Acheson
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Books

The Egyptian - Mika Waltari

The Egyptian - Mika Waltari

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Books

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

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Books

Mary - Sholem Asch

Mary - Sholem Asch

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Books

A Rage to Live - John O'Hara

A Rage to Live - John O'Hara

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Old Journal Ads

Prince Albert Tobacco  Smooth (1949)Prince Albert Tobacco Smooth (1949)
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Old Journal Ads

Men Prefer Swank (1949)Men Prefer Swank (1949)
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Old Journal Ads

Trailways Buses With Travel Map of Us (1949)Trailways Buses With Travel Map of Us (1949)
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