Wednesday 6 July 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Phyllis Hyman and Arielle Guttman.
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Man With The Golden Arm by Nelson Algren 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 6 July 1949 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Phyllis Hyman: R&B / Jazz singer (Prime of My Life), suicides at 45.
- Arielle Guttman
- Claire Michon: French musician, a flautist with the group Les Witches.
- Michael Shrieve
- Shelly Hack in Greenwich: Connecticut, USA; actress (Tiffany - Charlie's Angel).
- Ariel Guttman: American pro astrologer involved with astrological research, writing, lecturing, teaching and counseling since 1975.
- Noli de Castro: Filipino journalist and politician 14th Vice President of the Philippines.
- Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs
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