Thursday 1 December 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pablo Escobar and Sebastián Piñera.
On the Town, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching College of Musical Knowledge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Pablo Escobar: Columbian drug kingpin and terrorist, head of the Medellin Cartel.
- Sebastián Piñera: Chilean businessman and politician 35th President of Chile.
- Sebastian Pinera: Chilean businessman and elect President of Chile in 2010.
- Jan Brett: American author illustrator.
- Colleen Brennan: American porn actress.
- Jake Hartford: American radio host (d. 2013).
- WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, New York (CBS) begins broadcasting
- WKTV TV channel 2 in Utica, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
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