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
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 top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Louis Armstrong -- Feb. 21, 1949
Esquire Magazine cover
The Egyptian - Mika Waltari
The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas
Mary - Sholem Asch
A Rage to Live - John O'Hara
Union Pacific Railroads Pacific Northwest ...into a land of beauty (1949)
Miami Beach Travel Springtime H. Blue Art (1949)
Ford F-5 Stake Truck (1949)
Tell the world why Monday, 21 February 1949 is such a special date for you!