Sunday 27 February 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Francis Wilson and Istvan Banyai.
Caught, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Dream Merchants by Harold Robbins 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 27 February 1949 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Francis Wilson: Scottish TV weatherman, formerly on BBC's morning show, "Breakfast Time.
- Istvan Banyai: Hungarian illustrator and animator.
- Rosalinda Galli: Italian voice actress.
- Robert Paterson: English bishop.
- Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st Israeli President
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1949 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Russ Morgan & His Orchestra - Cruising Down the River
- Cruising Down The River - Jack Smith
- Sunflower - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
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