Sunday 23 January 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 23 January 1949 ?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Robert D Cabana in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; Major US Marine Corp/astronaut (STS 41, 53, 68, 88).
- Robert Cabana: Minneapolis, Minnesota -- Major USMC / Astronaut (STS 41, 53, 68, sk:88).
- George Trepal: American homicide, convicted of poisoning a neighbor family and sent to prison, despite his protest that he is innocent.
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