Monday 16 May 1949US date format: 5/16/1949, UK date format: 16/5/1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicole Rieu and Jean-Yves Hugon.
Johnny Allegro, directed by Ted Tetzlaff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Crusade in Europe.
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- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Nicole Rieu: French singer, best known outside France for her participation in the 1975 Eurovision Song Contest.
- Jean-Yves Hugon
- Jimmy Hood: British Member of Parliament.
- William Sputnik Spooner rock guitarist (Grateful Dead: Tubes).
- Rick Reuschel: pitcher (New York Yankees).
- William Newzam Prior Nicholson: Painter / engraver.