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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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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Release year: 1949

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

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Too Late for Tears

Too Late for Tears

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Byron Haskin

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

Come to the Stable

Come to the Stable

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester

In the Good Old Summertime

In the Good Old Summertime

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington

Country: United States of America

Rope of Sand

Rope of Sand

Release year: 1949

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre