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 died
- 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).
: Composer, dies at 78
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
Kelloggs Rice Krispies Cereal (1949)
Sanka Coffe Too Much Coffee (1949)
Woodburys Facial Soap Look Whos Married! Shes Another Woodbury Deb (1949)
Tell the world why Monday, 21 February 1949 is such a special date for you!