Wednesday 16 November 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pattie Santos and William Ackerman.
Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while American Freedom And Catholic Power by Paul Blanshard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue.
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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Pattie Santos: Rocker.
- William Ackerman: Composer.
- Michel Daerden: A francophone Belgian politician, a member of the Parti Socialiste, and a Finance auditor.
- Bill Herbst: American professional astrologer and writer, frequent contributor to The Mountain Astrologer magazine and other publications, and author of two books, including "Houses of the Horoscope.
- Silvana Petrucci: Italian homicide victim, murdered in Geneva on 10/22/1999 around 6:00 AM, by her son, Stefano Diamante, because he did not want her to find out that he had lied and was not going to the university.
- Arrow : Montserratian singer-songwriter (d. 2010)
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