Wednesday 18 May 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Wakeman and Fausto Rapisarda.
The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Clock.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Baby, It's Cold Outside - Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer
- Jo Stafford - Some Enchanted Evening
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