Wednesday March 16, 1949

US date format: 3/16/1949, UK date format: 16/3/1949

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on March 16, 1949, here's what our experts found out: it was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on March 16, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Victor Garber and Erik Estrada. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Forever and Ever by Perry Como. A Letter to Three Wives , directed by , was one of the most viewed movie released in 1949
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Events

  • KFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthday

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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A Letter to Three Wives

A Letter to Three Wives

Release year: 1949

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Release year: 1948

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1949?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Forever and Ever
  2. - A - You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song)
  3. - Cruising Down the River
  4. - Forever and Ever

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 16, 1949?

On March 16, 1949 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 16, 1949?

On March 16, 1949 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 16, 1949?

On March 16, 1949 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 16, 1949?

On March 16, 1949 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 16, 1949?

On March 16, 1949 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 16, 1949?

On March 16, 1949 several famous people were born including, Victor Garber, Erik Estrada, Jerry Goodman.