Thursday 24 March 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Set-Up, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1949 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Steve Lang in MontrTal: Quebec, Canada; rock bassist (April Wine - "Just Between You and Me").
- Tabitha Spruce: American writer, poet and activist.
- Tabitha King: American author and poet.
- Ruud Krol: Dutch footballer and coach.
- Steve Lang: Canadian bass player (April Wine and Mashmakhan).
- Nick Lowe: English singer-songwriter and producer (Rockpile and Little Village)
- Ali Salehi: Iranian academic and politician 36th Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran
- Ranil Wickremesinghe: Sri Lankan lawyer and politician 13th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
- 21st Academy Awards: Hamlet, Laurence Olivier, and Jane Wyman win.
- Walter and John Huston become first father-and-son team to win Oscars (actor and director of Treasure of Sierra Madre).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1949 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Forever and Ever - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
- Perry Como - Forever and Ever
- A - You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song) - Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae
- Cruising Down the River - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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