Thursday 7 July 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Mimmo Locasciulli: Italian singer-songwriter, composer, producer and musician.
- Shelley Duvall: American actress singer and producer.
- Larry "Rhino" Rheinhardt: Rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly).
- Shelley Duvall in Houston: Texas, USA; actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater).
- Bunk Johnson: American jazz trumpeter (Born 1879 or 1889).
- Cabatgata (A Night in Spain) opens at Broadway NYC for 76 performances
- Dragnet premieres on NBC radio
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