Thursday 11 August 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Olivier de Funès and Eric Carmen.
The Window, directed by Ted Tetzlaff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while One On The House by Mary Lasswell 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 11 August 1949 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Olivier de Funès
- Eric Carmen: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Raspberries).
- Mary Bell: American minor actress in film and TV roles, including "The Shrike.
- Ian Charleson: Scottish actor, best known for his work in the film "Chariots of Fire," 1981, which won an Academy Award for best picture.
- Bruno de Keyzer
- Eric Carmen in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; rocker ("All by Myself").
- Tim Hutchinson: American lawyer and politician.
- Karl Weigl: Composer, dies at 68.
- 1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi)
- Gaston Eyskens forms Belgian Government
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- Someday - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
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