Tuesday 29 March 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Arthur Spenkelink and Kayahan .
The Set-Up, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Fireside Theatre.
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- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- John Arthur Spenkelink: American murderer (d. 1979).
- Kayahan : Turkish singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2015).
- Michael Brecker: American saxophonist and composer (Steps Ahead and Parliament-Funkadelic) (d. 2007).
- Dave Greenfield: English Keyboard player (The Stranglers).
- Pauline Marois: Canadian social worker and politician 30th Premier of Quebec.
- Turkey recognizes Israel.
- The 21st Academy Awards ceremony is held.
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