What Happened on November 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "All The King's Men" based on Robert Penn Warren's Pulizer winning novel, directed by Robert Rossen and starring Broderick Crawford premieres in New York (Best Picture 1950)

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Berger, American musician (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes)
  • Bonnie Raitt, country singer (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice Presidenf of the US National Rifle Association, born in Schenectady, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian clergyman (b. 1874)