Monday 11 July 1949
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Liona Boyd and Julie Leclerc.
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Liona Boyd: British musician and composer on the classical guitar.
- Julie Leclerc
- Tom Emanski: American baseball instructionalist.
- Beni Thurnheer: Swiss TV reporter, show master and sports reporter.
- Jay Johnson: American ventriloquist and actor.
- ''Pamir'' is the last ''commercial'' sailing ship to round Cape Horn under sail alone.
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