Monday 13 June 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thierry Sabine and Christy Mihos.
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Egyptian by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cavalcade of Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- Thierry Sabine: Motorcycle racer, founder and main organizer of Paris-Dakar.
- Christy Mihos: American businessman and politician.
- Simon Callow: London, England -- Actor (Good Father).
- Dennis Locorriere: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show).
- Ulla Schmidt: German educator and politician German Federal Minister of Health.
- Red Symons: English-Australian guitarist actor and radio host (Skyhooks).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- The Hucklebuck - Frank Sinatra
- Baby, It's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
- Frank Sinatra - Some Enchanted Evening
- Room Full Of Roses - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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