Thursday 26 May 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philip Michael Thomas in Columbus and Hank Williams Jr in Shreveport.
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Mr. I. Magination.
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- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Philip Michael Thomas in Columbus: Ohio, USA; actor (Miami Vice).
- Hank Williams Jr in Shreveport: Louisiana, USA; country singer ("All My Rowdy Friends Are Comin' Over Tonight", "There's A Tear In My Beer").
- Pamela Suzette Grier in Winston-Salem: North Carolina, USA; actress (Big Bird Cage, Tough Enough).
- Joe Alaskey: American voice actor.
- Philip Thomas: American actor who played minor guest roles for 15 years on TV, stage ("Hair") and films ("Black Fist, "Sparkle") before hitting it big in the mid-‘80s with the smash-hit TV cop show "Miami Vice" (1984-1989).
- Hank Williams: American singer-songwriter and musician, AKA 'Bocephus.' His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and traditional country. He is the son of legendary country music singer Hank Williams and the father of Hank Williams III, Holly Williams, Hilary Williams, Samuel Williams, and Katie Williams.
- Jeremy Corbyn: Politician
- Pam Grier: American actress
- Ward Cunningham: American computer programmer developed the first wiki
- Anne McGuire: Scottish educator and politician
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