Wednesday 18 May 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 18, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Wakeman and Fausto Rapisarda.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend, directed by Preston Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Art Ford Show.
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What the sky looked like on 18 May 1949
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1949 ?
- Rick Wakeman: English musician who played in the progressive rock band Yes during the 1970s.
- Fausto Rapisarda: Italian lawyer and right hand of Ligresti.
- Bernard Chambaz: French professor of history and literature, poet and writer.
- Bill Bruford: Musician.
- Bill Wallace: Rocker / actor (Fear, Avenging Force, Desperate).
- Stuart Gannes in Detroit: Michigan, USA; writer (Fortune).
- James T: Adams; US historian (Pulitzer 1921).
- Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates.