Wednesday 30 March 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lene Lovich and Dana Gillespie.
The Set-Up, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Prince Of Egypt by Dorothy Clarke Wilson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fireside Theatre.
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- Saint John Climacus (died 649)
- Easter in 1975, 1986, 1991, and 1997.
- Roman Empire - Festival devoted to Salus.
- Land Day.
- Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day - Public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
- National Doctors' Day - observed in the USA.
- Saint Quirinus (d. 117)
- Saint Veronus
- Blessed Amadeus IX of Savoy
- Lene Lovich: American singer-songwriter.
- Dana Gillespie: English singer-songwriter and actress.
- Sue Cook: British television host of investigative programs and AM talk show.
- Ray Magliozzi: American auto mechanic, host of radio's "Car Talk" with his brother Tom.
- Liza Frulla: Canadian talk show host and politician 3rd Minister of Canadian Heritage.
- Naomi Sims: American fashion model and businesswoman (d. 2009).
- Leslie Joan Corn: Theatre producer / director / writer.
- Tank : American actor, artist and illustrator.
- Gail Bird: Native American artist.
- Friedrich C R Bergius: chemist (brown coal, Nobel Prize 1931), dies at age 64.
- A riot breaks out in Austurvollur square in Reykjavik, when Iceland joins NATO.
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