Friday 14 October 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include André Viau and Damian Lau.
Love Happy, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while White Collar Zoo by Clare Barnes 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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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- André Viau: French official who has served as a prefect in Haute-Corse, Haute-Garonne, Loiret, and Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
- Damian Lau: Hong Kong actor director and producer.
- Katy Manning: English-Australian actress and production manager.
- Françoise Pascal: Mauritian-English actress.
- Katha Pollitt: American poet and author.
- Dave Schultz: Canadian ice hockey player and referee
- 14 US Communist Party leaders convicted of sedition
- Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
- Fourteen US Communist Party leaders convicted of sedition.
- Eleven leaders of the American Communist Party are convicted, after a nine-month trial in a Federal District Court, of conspiring to advocate the violent overthrow of the U.S. Federal Government.
- Chinese Civil War: Chinese Communist forces occupy the city of Guangzhou (Canton), in Guangdong, China.
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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