Wednesday 19 October 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lynn Dickey and Jamie McGrigor.
Passport to Pimlico, directed by Henry Cornelius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles 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 19 October 1949 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:19 October
- Yanks trade Joe Gordon to Cleveland for Allie Reynolds
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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