Wednesday 24 August 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. 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 24 August 1949 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Anna L Fisher in Saint Albans: New York, USA; MD/astronaut (STS 51-A).
- Anna Lee Fisher: St. Albans, New York -- MD / Astronaut (STS 51-A).
- Joe Regalbuto in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Knots Landing, Frank - Murphy Brown).
- Stephen Harrison Paulus: Composer.
- Pia Degermark: Swedish actress.
- Stephen Paulus: American composer and educator (d. 2014)
- Joe Regalbuto: American actor and director
- Charles Rocket: American actor (d. 2005)
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect
- The treaty creating NATO goes into effect.
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization established.
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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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