Sunday 10 July 1949
It was Sunday, 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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- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Anna Czerwinska: Polish mountaineer.
- Dave Smally: Rocker (Raspberries).
- Mark Shera in Bayonne: New Jersey, USA; actor (SWAT, Barnaby Jones).
- Ronnie James Dio: Rocker (Dio-Holy Diver, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath).
- Wally Bryson: North Carolina, United States -- Rock guitarist / vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries).
- Anna Czerwińska: Polish mountaineer and author
- Sunil Gavaskar: Indian cricketer and sportscaster
- Greg Kihn: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Greg Kihn Band)
- Winston Rekert: Canadian actor and director (d. 2012)
- John Whitehead: American singer-songwriter and producer (McFadden & Whitehead) (d. 2004)
- 1st practical rectangular TV tube announced - Toledo, Ohio
- WJAR TV channel 10 in Providence, RI (NBC) begins broadcasting
- First practical rectangular TV tube announced in Toledo, Ohio.
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