Monday 22 August 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Madame Bovary, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1949 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Þórarinn Eldjárn: Icelandic author and poet.
- Diana Nyad: swimmer (first to swim Bahamas to Florida-1979).
- Doug Bair: American pro athlete, a baseball player and pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers among other teams.
- ?orarinn Eldjarn: Icelandic writer.
- Queen Charlotte earthquake: Canada's largest earthquake since the 1700 Cascadia earthquake
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1949 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- You're Breaking My Heart - Buddy Clark
- Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae - Whispering Hope
- Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You) - Mills Brothers
- You're Breaking My Heart - Ink Spots
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