Monday 22 August 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include ?orarinn Eldjarn and Doug Bair.
Madame Bovary, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while This I Remember by Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hands of Mystery.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1949 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- ?orarinn Eldjarn: Icelandic writer.
- Doug Bair: American pro athlete, a baseball player and pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers among other teams.
- Þórarinn Eldjárn: Icelandic author and poet.
- Diana Nyad: swimmer (first to swim Bahamas to Florida-1979).
- Queen Charlotte earthquake: Canada's largest earthquake since the 1700 Cascadia earthquake
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1949 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae - Whispering Hope
- You're Breaking My Heart - Buddy Clark
- Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You) - Mills Brothers
- You're Breaking My Heart - Ink Spots
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