Thursday 24 February 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Manuel De Sica .
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Way West by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Suspense.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1949 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Manuel De Sica: Italian noted family, the son of Vittorio De Sica; a songwriter for special occasions.
- V-2 / WAC-Corporal 1st rocket to outer space, White Sands, NM, 400 km
- V-2/WAC-Corporal first rocket to outer space, White Sands, New Mexico, 400km.
- Israel and Egypt sign an armistice agreement.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Mills Brothers - I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
- Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile, Smile, Smile) - Dean Martin
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