Thursday 29 December 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philip Boggs and Syed Kirmani.
All the King's Men, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Egyptian by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Steve Allen Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1949 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Philip Boggs: American athlete, a swimmer who won the Olympic Gold Medal at the 1976 games as a springboard diver.
- Syed Kirmani: Indian cricketer and actor.
- David Topliss: English rugby player and coach (d. 2008).
- 1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct)
- Hungary nationalizes its industries.
- KC2XAK of Bridgeport, Connecticut becomes the first Ultra high frequency (UHF) television station to operate a daily schedule.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Blue Christmas - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
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