Saturday 5 February 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Sullivan and Nigel Olsson.
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Time for Beany.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- David Sullivan: English softporno / newspaper publisher (Sunday Sport).
- Nigel Olsson: Rock guitarist / drummer (Elton John Band).
- Maidarjabyn Ganzorig: in Mongolia; cosmonaut (Soyuz 39 backup).
- Yvon Vallieres: French-Canadian politician.
- Kurt Beck: Kurt Beck is a German politician (SPD), serving as the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate from 1994 to 2013 and as President of the Bundesrat in 2000/01.
- Yvon Vallières: Canadian educator and politician
- Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa: Composer, dies at 50.
- Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Careless Hands - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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