Saturday 2 April 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Gambaccini and Pamela Reed in Tacoma.
Champion, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Gypsy Sixpence by Edison Marshall was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fireside Theatre.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1949 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Paul Gambaccini: American-English radio and television host.
- Pamela Reed in Tacoma: Washington, USA; actress (Grand, Kindergarten Cop, Home Court).
- Bernd Müller: German footballer.
- Ron Palillo: American actor (d. 2012).
- Pamela Reed: American actress.
- David Robinson: American drummer (The Modern Lovers DMZ and The Cars).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1949 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Mel Torme - Again
- Need You - Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae
- I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra (Vocal Stardusters)
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