Monday 31 January 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carol Hawkins and Norris Church Mailer.
A Canterbury Tale, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Autobiography Of Will Rogers by Donald Day was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Admiral Broadway Revue.
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- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Carol Hawkins: Actress (Dialing for Dingbats).
- Norris Church Mailer: American model and widow of Norman Mailer (d. 2010).
- Bob Berdella: American homicide, a serial killer who tortured and killed five men, all from drug injections and/or suffocation.
- Norris Mailer: American model, actress, artist and writer with her first book published in mid-2000, "Windchill Summer.
- Ken Wilber: American metaphysical philosopher and author of over 16 books, Wilber calls himself an "integral philosopher.
- Johan Derksen: Dutch footballer and sports journalist
- Henri de Vries [Hendricus Walterop]: Actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84.
- 1st daytime soap on TV These Are My Children (NBC in Chicago)
- Forces from the Communist Party of China enter Beijing.
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