Thursday 26 May 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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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
- Joe Alaskey: American voice actor.
- Hank Williams: American singer-songwriter and musician, AKA 'Bocephus.
- Jeremy Corbyn: Politician.
- Pam Grier: American actress.
- Ward Cunningham: American computer programmer developed the first wiki.
- Anne McGuire: Scottish educator and politician
- 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).
- 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). He appeared on Broadway in "No Place to be Somebody," did a few movies and some spots on various TV series. Then came "Miami Vice" from 1984 to 1989.
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