On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Pastorini, NFL quarterback (Raiders) [or May 26]
  • Joe Louis Walker, American musician
  • Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani politician, Prime Minister (1990-93, 1997-99, 2013-17), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira, Singer and icon of the Brazilian music

Person of interestSissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek, American Actress (Carrie, Badlands, Coal Miner's Daughter), born in Quitman, Texas

Actress Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

British actor Cary Grant (45) weds actress Betsy Drake (26)

Actor Cary Grant
Cary Grant