Wednesday 10 August 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gene Johnson .
The Window, directed by Ted Tetzlaff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Peace Of Soul by Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1949 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Gene Johnson: Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania -- Singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle).
- Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
- National Military Establishment renamed Department of Defense
- U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act Amendment, streamlining the defense agencies of the United States government, and replacing the Department of War with the United States Department of Defense.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Someday - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
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