Wednesday 12 October 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ilich Ramirez Sanchez and Stan Hansen.
Love Happy, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while This I Remember by Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1949 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Ilich Ramirez Sanchez: Venezuelan international terrorist.
- Stan Hansen: American professional wrestler.
- Carlos the Jackal : Venezuelan terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal , the world’s most notorious terrorist.
- Dave Lloyd: English cyclist and coach.
- Nigel Thrift: English geographer and academic.
- Paul Went: English footballer and manager
- Eugenie Anderson becomes 1st woman ambassador nominated in US
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Jack Teter Trio - Johnson Rag
- Don't Cry, Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) - Frank Sinatra
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