Sunday 16 October 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Crazy Mohan .
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1949 ?
- Crazy Mohan: Indian actor screenwriter and playwright.
- Hale Ascher VanderCook: Composer, dies at 85.
- WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Nikolaos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a ''temporary cease-fire'', effectively ending the Greek Civil War.
- The diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic are established.
- Civil war ends in Greece with a communist surrender.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Jealous Heart - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
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