Monday 6 June 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edgar Warren Williams and Robert Englund in Glendale.
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while A Rage to Live by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 June 1949 ?
- Memorial Day - South Korea.
- Doomsday (weekday)
- Queensland Day.
- National holiday of Sweden.
- D-Day landings - Europe.
- Bonza Bottler Day - USA.
- National Yo-yo Day - USA.
- Edgar Warren Williams: Composer.
- Robert Englund in Glendale: California, USA; actor (Freddy Kreuger - A Nightmare on Elm Street, V).
- Victor Garcia Belaunde: Peruvian politician.
- Holly Near: American bisexual entertainer, lesbian peace and human-rights activist.
- Noli de Castro: Filipino journalist and politician 14th Vice President of the Philippines.
- Ioannis Matzourakis: Greek association football manager and former player
- It Pays To Be Ignorant, game Show, debut on CBS-TV
- WKY (now KTVY) TV channel 4 in Oklahoma City, OK (NBC) 1st broadcast
- With the passage of the Bodh Gaya Temple Act by the Indian government, Mahabodhi Temple is restored to partial Buddhist control.
- Red Scare: Celebrities including Helen Keller, Dorothy Parker, Danny Kaye, Fredric March, John Garfield, Paul Muni and Edward G. Robinson are named in an FBI report as Communist Party members.
- George Orwell's book ''Nineteen Eighty-Four'' is published.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Hucklebuck - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - Again
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