Sunday 3 July 1949
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jan Smithers in North Hollywood and Elizabeth Edwards.
The Fountainhead, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Waters Of Siloe by Thomas Merton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Armchair Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 July 1949 ?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Jan Smithers in North Hollywood: California, USA; actress (Bailey - WKRP).
- Elizabeth Edwards: American lawyer and wife of politician John Edwards, mother of four children.
- François Henrot: French investment banker, who was the right arm of David de Rothschild at Rothschild Investment Banking.
- Roland Magdane: French comedian, famed for his stage work in Paris as a stand-up comic.
- Susan Penhaligon: Manilla, Philippines -- Actress (Dracula, Nasty Habits).
- Jan Smithers: American actress
- John Verity: English guitarist (Argent)
- Johnnie Wilder: Jr., American singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006)
- Bo Xilai: Chinese politician Chinese Minister of Commerce
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