Friday 22 July 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dianne Dailey and Lasse Viren.
In the Good Old Summertime, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1949 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Dianne Dailey: LPGA golfer.
- Lasse Viren: Finland -- 5K / 10K runner (1972, 76 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Emir Sheikh: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai.
- Alan Menken: American pianist and composer.
- Lasse Virén: Finnish runner and police officer.
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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