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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1949: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1949?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1949 63rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ted Schroeder beat Drobny (36 60 63 46 64)
  • 02 Jul 1949 High Button Shoes closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 performances
  • 05 Jul 1949 New York Giants purchase Monty Irvin and Henry Thompson, their 1st blacks
  • 06 Jul 1949 Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs
  • 07 Jul 1949 Cabatgata (A Night in Spain) opens at Broadway NYC for 76 performances
  • 08 Jul 1949 Monte Irvin and Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for New York Giants
  • 10 Jul 1949 WJAR TV channel 10 in Providence, RI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 11 Jul 1949 ''Pamir'' is the last ''commercial'' sailing ship to round Cape Horn under sail alone.
  • 12 Jul 1949 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
  • 13 Jul 1949 Pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics
  • 14 Jul 1949 USSR explodes their 1st atom bomb
  • 15 Jul 1949 Miss Liberty opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • 19 Jul 1949 Laos becomes associated state within French Union.
  • 20 Jul 1949 Vasil Kolarov elected Premier of Bulgaria
  • 21 Jul 1949 Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO)
  • 24 Jul 1949 Inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5
  • 26 Jul 1949 WCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 27 Jul 1949 1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies
  • 29 Jul 1949 Airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends
  • 30 Jul 1949 British warship HMS Amethyst escape down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff
  • 31 Jul 1949 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Florida, kills the shortstop and third baseman.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1949?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The Four Winds and the Seven Seas
  2. - Room Full of Roses
  3. - Maybe It's Because
  4. - Some Enchanted Evening
  5. - Jealous Heart

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America