Tuesday 15 November 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Giucas Casella .
Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Dream Merchants by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue.
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- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Giucas Casella: Italian illusionist, hypnotist and television personality, who started his career at 17, performing in a disco in Alassio.
- Narayan Apte: Indian assassin of Mahatma Gandhi (Born 1911).
- KRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
- WSAZ TV channel 3 in Huntington-Charleston, NV (NBC) 1st broadcast
- Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.
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