Friday 11 February 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charlie Hargrett and Guy Cloutier.
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while American Freedom And Catholic Power by Paul Blanshard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Time for Beany.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1949 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Charlie Hargrett: rock guitarist (Blackfoot).
- Guy Cloutier: French-Canadian music executive; father of Veronique Cloutier.
- Jim Stillwagon: American college and pro football player.
- Antoine Waechter: French politician, leader of the Independent Ecological Movement (Mouvement Ecologiste Indépendant - MEI) which he founded in 1994, hoping to replace the Greens as the major Green party.
- Willie Pep recaptures world featherweight boxing title.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Careless Hands - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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