Thursday 6 January 1949, Epiphany
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thierry Ardisson and Steven Forrest.
A Woman's Secret, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Arthur Godfrey and His Friends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 January 1949
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1949 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Thierry Ardisson: French television producer and host and movie producer.
- Steven Forrest: American pro astrologer; author of "The Inner Sky," "The Changing Sky," "The Night Speaks" and "The Book of Pluto.
- Joan Hess: American popular writer of mystery stories.
- Stephen Bogart: American noted family, the first child of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
- Carolyn Wright: American poet and academic.
- Mike Boit: Kenyan runner and academic.
- Richard Horowitz: Composer.
- Michael Boit: Nandi, Kenya -- 800m runner (1972 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Victor Fleming: American director cinematographer and producer (d. 1949).