Saturday 1 October 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Annie Leibovitz and Claude Skrela.
The Heiress, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Annie Leibovitz: Photgrapher (Rolling Stones).
- Claude Skrela: .
- Andre Rieu: Dutch violinist, conductor and composer.
- Isaac Bonewits: American singer-songwriter liturgist and author (d. 2010).
- Sheila Gilmore: Scottish lawyer and politician.
- André Rieu: Dutch violinist composer and conductor
- The US suspends diplomatic relations with China.
- The People's Republic of China is established and declared by Mao Zedong.
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