1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1949th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 949th year of the 2nd millennium, the 49th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1940s decade. Calendar year.
August 28 – The last 6 surviving veterans of the American Civil War meet in Indianapolis. September 5 – Howard Unruh, a World War II veteran, kills 13 neighbors in Camden, New Jersey with a souvenir Luger to become America's first single-episode mass murderer. September 15 – The Housing Act of 1949 is enacted.
January 20 – Harry S. Truman proposes Point Four programto help world's less developed areas.February 22 – Grady the Cow, a 1,200-pound cow gets stuck inside a silo on a farm in Yukon, Oklahomaand garners national media attention.April 4 – Twelve nations sign the North Atlantic Treaty establishing the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation(NATO).May 11 – Siam changes its name to Thailand.January 12 – Murakami Haruki, Japanese writerJanuary 12 – Ottmar Hitzfeld, German football managerFebruary 5 – Kurt Beck, German politicianFebruary 22 – Niki Lauda, Austrian racecar driverJanuary 6 – Victor Fleming, American director (b. 1883)January 11 – Nelson Doubleday, American publisher (b. 1889)January 14 – Joaquín Turina, Spanish composer (b. 1882)January 28 – Jean-Pierre Wimille, French race car driver (b. 1908)The Aleph – Jorge Luis BorgesAlien Land – Willard W. SavoyThe Angry Wife – Pearl S. BuckBeneath The Sky – Alfred Q. Jarrette
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September 29: Come Dancing, a ballroom dancing competition, is first broadcast by the BBC (1949–95). Martin Kane, Private Eye premieres on NBC, becoming the first detective series televised (1949–54). The Voice of Firestone premieres (1949–63). Bozo the Clown premieres (1949–present).
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April 26–June 21 – Ealing comedies Passport to Pimlico, Whisky Galore! and Kind Hearts and Coronetsare released in the UK, leading to 1949 being remembered as one of the peak years of the Ealing co...November 15 – Following the prior year's Supreme Court decision in United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc., Paramount Pictures is split into two separate companies with the creation of Paramount...December 21 – Cecil B. DeMille's Samson and Delilah, starring Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, and Henry Wilcoxon, receives its televised world premiere at the Paramount...Adventures of Sir Galahad, starring George Reeves and Charles KingBatman and Robin, starring Robert LoweryBruce Gentry, starring Tom NealFederal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc, starring Kirk Alyn and Rosemary LaPlancheMickey Mouse (1928–1952)Looney Tunes (1930–1969)Merrie Melodies (1931–1969)Popeye (1933–1957)January 7 - Steven Williams, American actorJanuary 12 – Wayne Wang, Hong Kong-born directorJanuary 14 – Lawrence Kasdan, American director and screenwriterJanuary 6 – Victor Fleming, 59, American director and producer, The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, Captains Courageous, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeJanuary 19 – William Wright, 38, American actor, Philo Vance Returns, Eve Knew Her ApplesJanuary 20 – Nora Gregor, 47, Austrian actress, The Rules of the Game, But the Flesh Is WeakFebruary 19 – Jean Gillie, 33, English actress, DecoyJulie Andrews – The Singing PrincessYul Brynner – Port of New YorkRichard Burton – Women of DolwynTony Curtis – City Across the River
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1949. من ويكيبيديا، الموسوعه الحره. اذهب إلى التنقل اذهب إلى البحث. السنه دى بتوافق فى التقويمين القبطى والمصرى 1665 ( قبطى), 6190 ( مصرى) شوف احداث السنه. مواليد. وفيات. مواليد 1949. وفيات 1949.