Thursday 12 May 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Clock.
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1949 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
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- 1st foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India)
- West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade
- The Soviet Union lifts its blockade of Berlin.
- The western occupying powers approve the Basic Law for the new German state: the Federal Republic of Germany.
- The AFSA (predecessor of the NSA) is established.
- The Kuomintang regime declares Taiwan under martial law.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark - Baby, It's Cold Outside
- Again - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
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