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Friday 1 July 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 1, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Farnham and Pablo Abraira. Calamity Jane and Sam Bass, directed by George Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Crusade in Europe.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Calamity Jane and Sam Bass

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Willard Parker

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House of Strangers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Luther Adler

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The Big Steal

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix, Patric Knowles

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Any Number Can Play

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Clark Gable, Alexis Smith, Wendell Corey, Audrey Totter

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You're My Everything

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Anne Revere, Stanley Ridges

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

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Make Mine Music

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Bon Voyage

Directed by: James Neilson

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Armchair Detective

Starring: H. Allen Smith, John Milton Kennedy, Harry Martin, Frederic Tozere

U.S. Marine Band

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1949 ?

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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  • 63rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ted Schroeder beat Drobny (36 60 63 46 64)
  • WBRC TV channel 6 in Birmingham, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WCCO TV channel 4 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • The merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore, into the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized as Kerala) in the Indian Union ends more than 1,000 years of princely rule by the Cochin Royal Family.
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India was established

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Planetary positions on July 01, 1949 - Geocentric view

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