What Happened on July 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • BBC radio begins broadcasting
  • Moscow ends the blockade of West Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Easterbrook, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Marilyn Tucker Quayle, novelist/wife of Vice President Dan Quayle (1989-93)
  • Stephen Burleigh, Wheeling WV, actor (Love & Betrayal, Afterburn)