Saturday 15 January 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Howard Allen Twitty in Phoenix and Panos Mihalopoulos.
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Your Show Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1949 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Howard Allen Twitty in Phoenix: Arizona, USA; PGA golfer (1979 BC Open).
- Panos Mihalopoulos: Greek actor.
- Vladimir Derevianko: Russian ballet dancer.
- Luis Alvarado: Puerto Rican baseball player (Born 1949).
- Alasdair Liddell: English businessman (d. 2012).
- Ian Stewart: Scottish runner
- Chinese Civil War: The Chinese Communist Party forces take over Tianjin from the Nationalist Government.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Kay Starr - So Tired
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