Tuesday 22 February 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1949 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Olga Morozova: Russian tennis player and coach.
- Leslie Charleson in Kansas City: Missouri, USA; actress (Monica - General Hospital).
- Nikki Lauda in Austria Formula One auto racer (world champion 1975: 1977, 1984).
- Douglas Block: American psychologist and astrologer.
- Niki Lauda: Austrian business owner and world motor racing champion.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Mills Brothers
- Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile, Smile, Smile) - Dean Martin
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