Saturday 13 August 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philippe Petit and Bobby Clarke (ice hockey).
I Was a Male War Bride, directed by Howard Hawks, 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 The Magic Cottage.
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- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Philippe Petit: French high-wire artist, who gained fame for his walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, on the morning of 7 August 1974.
- Bobby Clarke (ice hockey)
- Sheralee in Fort Lauderdale: Florida, USA; vocalist (Your Hit Parade).
- Jim Brunzell: American professional wrestler.
- Bobby Clarke: Manitoba, Canada -- NHL player / coach (Philadelphia Flyer).
- Sheralee: Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- Vocalist (Your Hit Parade).
- Peter J Visclosky: (Rep-D-Indiana, 1985- ).
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