Monday 15 August 1949US date format: 8/15/1949, UK date format: 15/8/1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Wojciech Janowski and Pierre Commoy.
Madame Bovary, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Mixed Doubles.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 August 1949 ?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Wojciech Janowski
- Pierre Commoy: French artist and photographer, part of...
- Kate Taylor: Rocker.
- Beverly Lynn Burns: American pilot.
- Mark B Rosenberg: American educator.
- Marie Parny: French homicide victim, the wife of...
- Ann Ryerson in Wisconsin: USA; actress (Private Carol Winter -...
- Richard Deacon: Welsh sculptor and academic.
- Garry Disher: Australian author.
- Edward McMillan-Scott: English lawyer and politician.
- Mark Rosenberg: American political scientist and...
- Beverly Burns: American captain and pilot.
- Carlien Brouwer: Translator / missing since Jan 6, 1994.
- WOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1949 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Ink Spots - You're Breaking My Heart
- You're Breaking My Heart - Buddy Clark
- Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae - Whispering Hope
- Mills Brothers - Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You)