Monday 20 June 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lionel Richie and Simone Gbagbo.
Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Peace Of Soul by Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Captain Video and His Video Rangers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1949 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Lionel Richie: R&B Singer.
- Simone Gbagbo
- Bob Andrews: England, United Kingdom -- Rock keyboardist / vocalist.
- Paul Shaw: Collingwood, Ontario -- Trap shooter (1996 Olympics).
- Dominique Maraninchi: French oncologist, who served from February 2011 to August 2014 as general manager of 'Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé' (Agency for the Safety of Health Products), often abbreviated AFSSAPS or AFSSaPS, a French government institution whose main mission was to assess health risks posed by health products intended for human consumption, particularly pharmaceutical drugs.
- Alan Longmuir: Scottish bass player songwriter and actor (Bay City Rollers).
- Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Bali Ha'i - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
- The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart
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