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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
directed by Max Opuls
starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan
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Which were the important events of Monday, 21 February 1949 ?
Famous People born
Jerry Harrison in Milwaukee
- 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).
: Wisconsin, USA; rock keyboardist (Talking Heads - "And She Was").
: Swedish footballer
Famous People died
: Composer, dies at 78
: Indonesian nationalist activist and communist leader (Born 1894)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by Mika Waltari
First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power.
The Big Fisherman
by Lloyd C. Douglas
A perennial favourite with wide appeal from Lloyd C. Douglas. The basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.
by Sholem Asch
G. Putnam Pub. First Edition, First Printing, name first page no oher marks found.
A Rage to Live
by John O'Hara
A huge bestseller when it first appeared in 1949, A Rage to Live is a large-scale social chronicle of America set against the backdrop of Fort Penn, Pennsylvania, a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal.
Hertz Rent A Car #2 (1949)
Stokelys Halves Yellow Cling Peaches (1949)
Tell the world why Monday, 21 February 1949 is such a special date for you!