On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamish Stuart, Scottish guitarist and singer (Average White Band; Paul McCartney), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jay Graydon, American songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Al Jarrau), born in Burbank, California

Person of interestSigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress (Alien, Working Girl), born in Manhattan, New York

1949 Highlights

About October 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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