On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Pastorini, NFL quarterback (Raiders) [or May 26]
  • Joe Louis Walker, American musician

Person of interestNawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani politician, Prime Minister (1990-93, 1997-99, 2013-17), born in Lahore, Pakistan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister of Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif
  • 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
Actress
Sissy Spacek

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actor Cary Grant
Actor
Cary Grant

1949 Highlights

About December 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn