Sunday 14 August 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Morten Olsen and Bob Backlund.
I Was a Male War Bride, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Morten Olsen: Danish footballer.
- Bob Backlund: American wrestler.
- John Tarrant: Tasmania, Australia -- 1st Australian born Zen teacher.
- Anne Beversdorf: American pro astrologer, writer and public speaker.
- Patrice Molle: French politician and businessman, manager of the company Cap-pm which was founded in 2014.
- Military coup under Colonel Sami Hinnawi in Syria
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