Tuesday 2 August 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Madeleine Smith and James Fallows.
The Window, directed by Ted Tetzlaff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while A Guide To Confident Living by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1949 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
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