Monday 25 April 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Secret Garden, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1949 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Michael Brown: American keyboard player and songwriter (The Left Banke and Stories) (d. 2015).
- James Fenton: English poet and critic.
- Vicente Pernía: Argentinian footballer and race car driver.
- Patrice Louaisel: French practitioner of psychological astrology.
- Vicente Pernia: Argentine footballer.
- Michael Brown in New York City: New York, USA; keyboardist/songwriter (The Left Banke - "Walk Away Renee").
- Bill Meridian: American financial astrologer who worked for the United Arab Emirates in an investment company in Abu Dhabi since 1989. He and his wife lived in a compound.
- Dominique Strauss-Kahn: French economist, lawyer,and politician appointed as managing director of the International Monetary Fund on September 28, 2007. In France usually called DSK.
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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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