Tuesday 20 September 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jan Hendriks and Sabine Azéma.
Thieves' Highway, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Home Sweet Zoo by Clare Barnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 September 1949 ?
- Jan Hendriks: Guitarist (Doe Maar).
- Sabine Azéma: French stage and film actress and director, born to a lawyer from Réunion, graduated from Paris Conservatory.
- Mahesh Bhatt: Indian director producer and screenwriter.
- Anthony Denison: American actor.
- Dutch Guilder devalued 30.3%
- Tennis player Pancho Gonzales turns professional
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- Ragtime Cowboy Joe - Jo Stafford
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