Thursday 22 September 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Coverdale and Jim Keith.
Pinky, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Front Page.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 September 1949 ?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
- David Coverdale: England, United Kingdom -- Rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple).
- Jim Keith: American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999).
- Harold Carmichael: NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles).
- James Cartwright: American military general.
- Jim McGinty: Australian lawyer and politician Attorney-General of Western Australia.
- Sam Wood: US communist fighter / director (Night at Opera), dies at 66.
- USSR detonates its 1st atomic bomb
- WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (CBS) 1st broadcast
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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