Friday 28 October 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Mellors and Bruce Jenner.
They Live by Night, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching One Man's Family.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Robert Mellors: Gay activist.
- Bruce Jenner: American decathalete (Olympic-gold-1976).
- Caitlyn Jenner: American athlete and superstar who won the U.S.
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- Tracy Reed: American actress.
- Eugenie Anderson is 1st woman US ambassador (to Denmark)
- Georges Bidault becomes Prime Minister of France
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