Sunday 18 December 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joni Flynn and David A Johnston.
Whisky Galore, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching College of Musical Knowledge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1949 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Joni Flynn: Assam, India -- Actress (Octopussy).
- David A Johnston: American volcanologist (d. 1980).
- Terry Hertzler: American poet.
- David Johnston: American volcanologist and geologist (d. 1980).
- Philadelphia Eagles beat Los Angeles Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Yingle Bells - Yogi Yorgesson with The Johnny Duffy Trio
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