Wednesday 21 September 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ellen Futter and Henry Butler.
Thieves' Highway, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1949 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Ellen Futter: American administrator and attorney, the ninth president of Barnard College for Women, served 13 years.
- Henry Butler: American pianist and photographer.
- Artis Gilmore: American basketball player and radio host.
- Yusaku Matsuda: Japanese actor (Born 1949).
- Odilo Scherer: Brazilian cardinal.
- Federal Republic of West Germany created under 3-power occupation
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Ragtime Cowboy Joe - Jo Stafford
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