Tuesday 26 July 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William M Shepherd in Oak Ridge and Kevin Volans.
In the Good Old Summertime, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while Modern Arms And Free Men by Vannevar Bush was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
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Which were the important events of 26 July 1949 ?
- William M Shepherd in Oak Ridge: Tennessee, USA; Captain US Navy/astronaut (STS-27, 41).
- Kevin Volans: South african/irish musician, composer, conductor, pianist, experimental composer---"new simplicity".
- Roger Taylor: Drummer.
- Thaksin Shinawatra: Thai businessman and politician 23rd Prime Minister of Thailand.
- WCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
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