Wednesday 5 October 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include B W Stevenson and Peter Ackroyd.
Love Happy, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Dream Merchants by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1949 ?
- B W Stevenson: American singer (d. 1988).
- Peter Ackroyd: English author poet and critic.
- Ralph Goodale: Canadian lawyer and politician 36th Canadian Minister of Finance.
- Bill James: American historian and author.
- B Stevenson: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1988).
- Yashiki Takajin: Japanese singer and television host (d. 2014)
- WBNS TV channel 10 in Columbus, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
- WOR (now WWOR) TV channel 9 in NY-Secaucus, New York (IND) begins
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