Monday 24 October 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Passport to Pimlico, directed by Henry Cornelius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Keith Rowley: Trinidadian volcanologist and politician 7th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.
- Stan White: American football player and sportscaster.
- Francisco Félix: Mexican drug lord (d. 2013).
- Chester Marcol: American football player.
- John Markoff: American journalist and author.
- Robert Pickton: Canadian serial killer
- Joaquin Nin y Castellanos: Composer, dies at 70.
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