Monday 1 August 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kurmanbek Bakiyev and Patricia MacDonald.
The Window, directed by Ted Tetzlaff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
- Switzerland - National Day
- Benin - National Day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Kam�l (Perfection) - First day of the eighth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
- Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
- People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army
- Lughnasadh - L� L�nasa, the traditional first day of Autumn in Ireland.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the liberation of Haile Selassie from slavery
- Nicaragua - Fiesta Day
- Lammas - Neopagan festival of Lammas
- Lebanon - Army's Day (Eid al-Jaysh)
- World Scout Day - anniversary of the first day of the Brownsea Island Camp in 1907, where Robert Baden-Powell began scouting.
- Democratic Republic of Congo - Parent's Day
- Patricia MacDonald
- Kurmanbek Bakiyev: Kyrgyzstani politician 2nd President of Kyrgyzstan.
- Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch: TV director / film-maker.
- Primous Fountain III: Composer.
- Jim Carroll: American poet and author (d. 2009).
- Ray Nettles: professional football player (d. 2009).
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