Tuesday 26 April 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Hall and Carlos Bianchi.
The Secret Garden, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Benny Rubin Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1949 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Again - Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra
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