Tuesday 16 August 1949US date format: 8/16/1949, UK date format: 16/8/1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Luiz Antonio Gasparetto and Malcolm McFee.
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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- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Luiz Antonio Gasparetto
- Malcolm McFee
- Rolf Knie: Swiss painter, former clown and actor,...
- Ralph Mann: American athlete who competed mainly in...
- Garry Disher: Author.
- Barbara Goodson: American voice actress and singer.
- Bill Spooner: American guitarist and songwriter (The...
- Scott Asheton: American drummer (The Stooges and...
- Luiz Gasparetto: Brazilian member of a famous family of...
- Margaret Mitchell: American author of a book that took her...
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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)