Saturday 16 July 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald and Ray Major.
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1949 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald: Rock keyboardist / vocalist (Night Ranger).
- Ray Major: Rock guitarist (British Lions).
- Cyndy Garvey in Detroit: Michigan, USA; wife of Steve Garvey, talk show host (AM LA).
- Cyndy Garvey: American news figure who ran into a great deal of bad press in the late '90s.
- Alan Fitzgerald: American guitarist and keyboardist (Montrose Gamma and Alliance).
- Vyacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov: Russian poet (Born 1866).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1949 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dick Haymes - Maybe It's Because
- Some Enchanted Evening - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
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