Thursday 24 November 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 November 1949 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Martin Duiser: Pop producer (Vanessa, Lee Towers).
- Henry Bibby: American athlete, pro basketball player.
- Linda Tripp: American news figure, caught up in the presidential scandal of 1998 in which Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern, was quoted as saying she had an affair with President Bill Clinton.
- Shane Bourne: Australian comedian actor and television host.
- Ewen Cameron: Baron Cameron of Dillington English politician.
- Sally Davies: English hematologist and academic
- Syracuse Nationals beat Anderson Packers, 125-123 in 5 OTs
- The ski resort in Squaw Valley, California officially opens.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bing Crosby - Mule Train
- Mule Train - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
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