Friday 7 January 1949, Orthodox Christmas
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Bourlet and Steven Williams.
Golden Boy, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Arthur Godfrey and His Friends.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Michel Bourlet
- Steven Williams: American actor.
- Marshall Chapman in Spartanburg: South Carolina, USA; country singer.
- John Christopher: Parry; rocker (Cure).
- Anne Schedeen: American actress.
- Marshall Chapman: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Chavo Guerrero: American wrestler and trainer.
- 1st photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease and Baker
- First photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease and Baker.
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