Friday 15 July 1949
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Trevor Horn.
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Way West by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
- Trevor Horn: English singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (The Buggles Art of Noise and Producers).
- WiIlliam Faure: Producer.
- Carl Bildt: Swedish politician and diplomat Prime Minister of Sweden.
- Richard Russo: American author screenwriter and educator.
- Kerry Short: Vineland, Ontario -- Canad Tour golfer (Highland Amat-1981, 84).
- John Arthur Casken: Composer.
- Miss Liberty opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
- WBTV TV channel 3 in Charlotte, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny and Vladimir Cernik defect to US.
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