What Happened on May 29, 1949

Historical Events

  • 1st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs): "The Best Years of Our Lives" Best Film
  • 2nd British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs): "Hamlet" Best Film
  • Candid Camera, TV comedy show, moves to NBC
1949 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kidd, English soccer forward, coach, manager (England 2 caps, Manchester City), born in Manchester, England
  • Francis Rossi, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Status Quo), born in London, England
Born in 1949

Famous Weddings

Anwar Sadat

President of Egypt Anwar Sadat (30) weds human rights activist Jehan Raouf (16) in Egypt

About May 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini