Thursday 14 July 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joyce Benson and Lukas D Barnard.
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while This I Remember by Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 July 1949 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Joyce Benson: LPGA golfer.
- Lukas D Barnard: Head of South Africa secret service (NIS).
- Armen Petrossian: French caviar expert, the head of Petrossian, the family-run company started in Paris in the 1920s by his father/uncle Melkoum and Mouchegh Petrossian.
- Tommy Mottola: American music executive.
- Jun Ross: Filipino basketball player (d. 2009).
- USSR explodes their 1st atom bomb
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