Thursday 25 August 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Savage in Long Island and Gene Simmons in Queens.
Madame Bovary, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Martin Kane.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 August 1949 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- John Savage in Long Island: New York, USA; actor (The Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers).
- Gene Simmons in Queens: New York, USA; rocker (KISS - "Beth").
- Gene Simmons: Israeli-born American musician, a bass player, singer, actor and member of the enormously popular group, "Kiss.
- Martin Amis: Welsh-English author and critic.
- Ross Davidson: Scottish actor (d. 2006).
- Rijkman Groenink: Dutch banker and academic
- Fariborz Lachini: Iranian-Canadian composer and producer
- John Savage: American actor and producer
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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