On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"All The King's Men" based on Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer 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, American blues country singer-songwriter (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 priest and writer (Maria Magdalena -1928), dies at 75