Sunday 24 April 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Veronique Sanson and Nicola Grausco.
The Secret Garden, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Benny Rubin Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1949 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Veronique Sanson: French singer-songwriter.
- Nicola Grausco: Italian-Sardinian industrialist, owner of several daily newspapers.
- Véronique Sanson: French singer who made a career for herself in Canada; the ex-wife of musician Stephen Stills.
- Eddie Hart: American sprinter.
- James Paice: English farmer and politician.
- 3rd Tony Awards: Death of a Salesman and Kiss Me Kate win
- Third Tony Awards: a Salesman and Kiss Me Kate win.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Again - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra
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