On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Front Page" debuts on CBS-TV
  • "Inside USA With Chevrolet" debuts on CBS-TV
  • Elia Kazan's "Pinky" starring Ethel Waters opens at Rivoli

Famous Birthdays

  • George Dalaras, Greek singer and musician, born in Piraeus, Greece
  • Steve Busby, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1972-80, 2X All-Star (Kansas City Royals), born in Burbank, California
  • Tony Hoty, American actor (Ransom, Paper), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Weddings

  • George Lascelles marries Maria Stein
1949 Highlights

About September 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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