Tuesday 28 June 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Don Baylor and Edward Totah.
The Fountainhead, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Mama.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1949.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 28 June 1949 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Captain Video and His Video Rangers
Which were the important events of 28 June 1949 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
See other famous people born on 28 June
Don Baylor: Texas, United States -- Baseball player (Rockies, 1979 AL RBI leader, 267 HBP).
Edward Totah: Art dealer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Room Full of Roses - Dick Haymes
Search For Your Ancestors
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1949?
- Life: Inland Sailing
- Time: Director of Memorial Hospital, the world's biggest cancer hospital
- Life: Hillsdale High graduate
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power.
A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.
Rooted in scholarship, in thorough absorption in place and period, this story of the Mother of Jesus succeeds in keeping Mary (or Miriam as she is called in the Hebrew tradition) at the core, the heart of the whole.
When the beautiful, imperious and moneyed Grace Caldwell Tate wants something she goes after it. Her affair scandalises Pennsylvania's elite and she must face the costs to her marriage and the man she really loves.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 28 June 1949 is such a special date for you!