Monday July 11, 1949

US date format: 7/11/1949, UK date format: 11/7/1949

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1949). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Liona Boyd and Julie Leclerc. Too Late for Tears, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 On TV people were watching Captain Video and His Video Rangers.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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
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Events

  • ''Pamir'' is the last ''commercial'' sailing ship to round Cape Horn under sail alone.

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Movies

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Too Late for Tears

Too Late for Tears

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea, Arthur Kennedy

Special Agent

Special Agent

Directed by: William C. Thomas

Starring: William Eythe, Kasey Rogers, Paul Valentine, George Reeves

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Macdonald Carey, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States of America

The Girl from Jones Beach

The Girl from Jones Beach

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Virginia Mayo, Eddie Bracken, Dona Drake

Calamity Jane and Sam Bass

Calamity Jane and Sam Bass

Directed by: George Sherman

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 11, 1949?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Maybe It's Because
  2. - Some Enchanted Evening

TV Series

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Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Directed by: Arnee Nocks

Starring: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Country: United States of America

Crusade in Europe

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States of America

Make Mine Music

Make Mine Music

Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

Directed by: James Neilson

The Magic Cottage

The Magic Cottage

Starring: Pat Meikle, Stuart Bradley, Don Hastings, Bernard Kates

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1949 is your birthday you're 71 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 29 days.
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