Tuesday 18 January 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Franz-Olivier Giesbert and Philippe Starck.
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Your Show Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1949 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Franz-Olivier Giesbert: French author, born to an American father, he is considered, he is also considered as one of the most famous journalists in his maternal country.
- Philippe Starck: French product and interior designer, son of an aeronautics engineer, he attended the Ecole Camondo in Paris.
- Bill Keller: American newspaper editor.
- They Stand Accused courtroom drama premieres on CBS (later DuMont)
- 1st US Congressional standing committee headed by Negro (W Dawson)
- South African Rev Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Kay Starr - So Tired
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