Saturday 29 October 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Giovanna Milella and Kieron Baker.
They Live by Night, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching One Man's Family.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 October 1949 ?
- St. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
- St. Theodore
- St. Bond
- Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
- St. Maximillian
- St. Donatus of Corfu
- St. Anne
- St. Abraham of Rostov
- R.C. Saints - October 29th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem, Diwali in 1989.
- Douai Martyrs
- St. Elfleda
- St. Hyacinth
- St. Ida of Leeuw
- St. John of Autun
- Giovanna Milella: Italian writer, journalist and TC hostess and anchor.
- Kieron Baker: English footballer.
- Paul Orndorff: Wrestler (WCW / SMW / NWA / WWF, Mr Wonderful).
- David Paton: Scottish guitarist (The Alan Parsons Project and Bay City Rollers).
- James Williamson: American guitarist songwriter and producer (The Stooges).
- G I Gurdjieff: Armenian mystic (Born 1872).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1949 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Cocoanuts - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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