Tuesday 20 December 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frederick Berry and Claudia Jennings [Mary Ellen Chestrerton].
Whisky Galore, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Modern Arms And Free Men by Vannevar Bush was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching College of Musical Knowledge.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Frederick Berry
- Claudia Jennings [Mary Ellen Chestrerton]: Minnesota, United States -- Playmate (Nov, 1969).
- Soumaila Cisse: Malian politician.
- Fred Berry: American politician, a Massachusetts State Senator in spite of the handicap of Cerebral Palsy.
- Robin Bush: American noted family, the daughter of George and Barbara Bush.
- Soumaïla Cissé: Malian engineer and politician.
- Cecil Cooper: American baseball player and manager.
- Oscar Gamble: American baseball player.
- Leigh Hamilton: New Zealand-American actress and art dealer (d. 2012).
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Yingle Bells - Yogi Yorgesson with The Johnny Duffy Trio
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