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Number of Records Matching Query: 153
 
THE FIRST EMMY AWARDS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 January 1949
Description: A majority of Emmys are presented in various sectors of the American television industry.
Summary: An Emmy Award, often referred to simply as the Emmy, is a television production award. The first Emmy Awards were presented on January 25, 1949 at the Hollywood Athletic Club, but solely to honor shows produced and aired locally in the Los Angeles area.

SIR EDWARD BARTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 January 1949
Description: Australian politician and judge, was the first Prime Minister of Australia
Summary: Sir Edmund Barton, GCMG, KC. (18 January 1849 7 January 1920)Australian politician and judge, was the first Prime Minister of Australia. Elected 1901 federal election, Barton resigned from the position of Prime Minister of Australia in 1903.

45 RPM GRAMOPHONE RECORD
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1949
Description: 7 remained the standard size for vinyl singles, 12 singles were introduced for use by DJs in discos in the 1970s.
Summary: 45 rpm gramophone record. The most common form of the vinyl single is the 45 or 7 inch, the names are derived from its play speed, 45 rpm and the standard diameter 7 (18 cm). The 7 45 rpm record was introduced in 1949 by RCA as a smaller, more durable and higher-fidelity replacement for the 78 rpm shellac discs.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1949
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1949
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1949
Summary: 1949-50 1 The Texaco Star Theater NBC 2 Toat of the Town (Ed Sullivan) CBS 3 Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts CBS 4 Fireball Fun for All NBC 5 Philco Television Playhouse NBC 6 Fireside Theatre NBC 7 The Goldbergs CBS 8 Suspense CBS 9 The Ford Television Theater CBS 10 Cavalcade of Stars Dumont

LAMAR WILLIAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 January 1949
Description: Bassist, USA

BOBBY FARRELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 October 1949
Description: Violinist, USA

COLIN WALKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 8 July 1949
Description: Celloist, Pianist, UK

SANDRA STEVENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 23 November 1949
Description: Vocalist, UK

VICKY LEANDROS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 August 1949
Description: Vocalist, Greek

JOHN ALTMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 5 December 1949
Description: Composer, Arranger, Conductor.

ALAN OSMOND
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 June 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

MERYL STREEP
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 June 1949
Description: Actress, Singer, USA

CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 April 1949
Description: Writer, journalist

TOMMY MATTOLA JR.
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 14 July 1949
Description: Known as a mentor and former talent manager.

FRANKIE MILLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 November 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

NICK LOWE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 25 March 1949
Description: Vocalist, Producer, Composer

DON JOHNSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 December 1949
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA

BILLY JOEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 May 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

MARSHALL CHAPMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 7 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA

FRANK RICOTTI
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 31 January 1949
Description: Vibraphonist, UK

KEITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 May 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

MAURY CHAYKIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 27 July 1949
Description: Actor, USA

MAURICE GIBB
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 December 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

ROBIN GIBB
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 December 1949
Description: Vocalist, UK

JIM CLENCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 May 1949
Description: Bassist, CA

RORY GALLAGHER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 March 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK

SONJA KRISTINA LINWOOD
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 14 April 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

RICK VITO
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 13 October 1949
Description: Guitar, vocals, bass guitar,keyboards, USA

BARRY LEE HALL JR.
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 June 1949
Description: Trumpeter, music director and band leader

ALLAN LONGMUIR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 June 1949
Description: Bassist, Scotland

DENNIS GREENE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

DAVID PATON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 29 October 1949
Description: Bassist, Scottish

BONNIE RAITT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 8 November 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

NORMAN BARRATT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 February 1949
Description: Vocalist, UK

PETER DOYLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 July 1949
Description: Vocalist, Australia

STANLEY KNIGHT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 February 1949
Description: Guitarist, USA

GENE SIMMONS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 August 1949
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA

LYNDA LAURENCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 February 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

ERIC CARMEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 11 August 1949
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist,Composer, USA

JOE ENGLISH
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 February 1949
Description: Drummer, USA

SISSY SPACEK
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 December 1949
Description: Actress, Singer, USA

WELLS KELLY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 7 April 1949
Description: Drummer, USA

DAVE SMALLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 July 1949
Description: Bass, USA

LINDA HARGROVE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 February 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US

DAVID COVERDALE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 September 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

RICHARD GERE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 31 August 1949
Description: Actor, Trumpeter, USA

TOM JANS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 9 February 1949
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA

LYN PAUL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 February 1949
Description: Vocalist, UK

RICK SPRINGFIELD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 August 1949
Description: Actor, Guitarist, Composer, Australia

FRANCIS ROSSI
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 May 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

NIGEL OLSSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 February 1949
Description: Drummer, UK

SHELLEY LONG
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 August 1949
Description: Actress, USA

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 23 September 1949
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA

MAURY MUEHLEISEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 September 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA

JESSICA LANGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 April 1949
Description: Actress, USA

WENDY O WILLIAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 May 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

ALEX SADKIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 9 April 1949
Description: Producer, USA

JOHN BELUSHI
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 24 January 1949
Description: Actor, USA

MARTIN LAMBLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 August 1949
Description: Drummer, UK

JOHN FARNHAM
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 June 1949
Description: Vocalist, Australian

LINDSAY WAGNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 June 1949
Description: Actress, USA

RONNIE VAN ZANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

SHELLEY DUVALL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 7 July 1949
Description: Actress, USA

DENNIS LOCORRIERE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 13 June 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

TOM WAITS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 7 December 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

MICK RONSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 May 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Producer, UK

FRED "SONIC" SMITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 13 September 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

JON ENGLISH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 March 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Actor, Composer

BW STEVENSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 October 1949
Description: Vocalist,Composer, USA

ARCHIE BLEYER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 June 1949
Description: Composer, Pianist, Arranger, USA

GLORIA GAYNOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 7 September 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

ALAN LANCASTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 February 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Bassist, UK

PAUL RODGERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 December 1949
Description: Vocalist

PAUL SHAFFER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 November 1949
Description: Keyboardist, Arranger, Band leader, USA

GARRY SHANDLING
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 29 November 1949
Description: Actor,Writer, Comedian, USA

TERI GARR
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 11 December 1949
Description: Actress, USA

MARTY ATCHINSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 November 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 23 September 1949
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA

MICKEY THOMAS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 December 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

TWIGGY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 September 1949
Description: Actress, Model, UK

JOHN MILES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 April 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Keyboardist, UK

ROGER MEDDOWS TAYLOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 July 1949
Description: Vocalist, Dummer, UK

BERT SOMMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 February 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

HANK WILLIAMS JR.
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 May 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

GEEZER BUTLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 July 1949
Description: Bassist, UK

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 3 October 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

MARK KNOPFLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 August 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK

SIGOURNEY WEAVER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 October 1949
Description: Actress

BB DICKERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 July 1949
Description: Bassist, US

PATRICK HERNANDEZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 April 1949
Description: Vocalist, France

PATRICK DUFFY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 March 1949
Description: Actor, USA

LITTLE PATTIE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 March 1949
Description: Vocalist, Australia

JIM SOHNS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 August 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

GORDY GARRIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 June 1949
Description: Bassist, USA

BILLY GIBBONS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 December 1949
Description: Guitarist, USA

LIONEL RICHIE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 June 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

CLEM CLEMSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 5 September 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

DARYL BRAITHWAITE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, Australia

GREG ANDERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 12 October 1949
Description: Vocalist, Australia

PHIL CARR
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 1 April 1949
Description: Bassist, Vocalist, Australian

STEVE PERRY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 22 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

HUGH MCKENNA
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 November 1949
Description: Pianist, UK

DUSTY HILL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 May 1949
Description: Bassist, America

SIMON KIRKE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 July 1949
Description: Drummer, UK

STEVE PEREGRINE TOOK
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 July 1949
Description: Drummer, UK

DARRYL COTTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 4 September 1949
Description: Vocalist, Australia

BILL PAYNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 March 1949
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA

PHIL LYNOTT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 August 1949
Description: Bassist, UK

ARTHUR KANE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 February 1949
Description: Bassist, USA

RON PALILLO
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 April 1949
Description: Actor, USA

JOHN VERITY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 July 1949
Description: Guitarist, UK

KEITH CARRADINE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 8 August 1949
Description: Actor, USA

DAVID S. WARE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 November 1949
Description: Saxophonist, USA

CLIFFORD ANTONE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 October 1949
Description: Founder of record label, Management.

HAMISH STUART
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 October 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer. UK

PHILLIP MANNING
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 May 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , South Australia

MAUREEN MCGOVERN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 27 June 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA

STAN ROGERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 29 November 1949
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada

HUGH CORNWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 August 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

GREG DOUGLASS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 October 1949
Description: Guitarist, USA

JEFF BRIDGES
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 4 December 1949
Description: Actor,USA

RAY SHULMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 December 1949
Description: Guitarist, USA

STEVE GAINES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 September 1949
Description: Guitarist , USA

JULIE ANTHONY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 24 August 1949
Description: Vocalist, Australia

LIONEL ROSE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 21 June 1949
Description: Vocalist, Boxer, Australian

CHARLIE TUMAHAI
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, Bass, Composer, New Zealand

MICHAEL BROWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 25 April 1949
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, USA

VICKI LAWRENCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 March 1949
Description: Vocalist, Actress , Comedian

ANDRE RIEU
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 October 1949
Description: Conductor, violinist

SID MCGINNIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 October 1949
Description: Guitarist, USA

TIM RENWICK
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 August 1949
Description: Guitarist, UK

DAVID FOSTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 November 1949
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, Producer, USA

DONNA GODCHAUX
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 22 August 1949
Description: Vocalist , USA

CHRIS KARAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 October 1949
Description: Drummer, Australia

PENNE HACKFORTH-JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 August 1949
Description: Actress, Australia

CLAUDIO POMPILI
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 May 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Sound Designer, Music Consultan, Australia

LOU MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 August 1949
Description: Pianist, Ireland

ALAN WHITE - YES
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 14 June 1949
Description: Drummer, UK

FRANK BEARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 June 1949
Description: Drummer, USA

CLIVE SHAKESPEARE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 3 June 1949
Description: Guitarist,Vocalist, Compose, Producer, Australia

PAUL GAMBACCINI
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 April 1949
Description: Broadcaster on BBC Radio 1 in 1973

CATHY WAYNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 7 December 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Dancer, Australia

MIKE WESTHUES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 22 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

TONINO ACCOLLA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 9 April 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Italy

LONI ACKERMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 April 1949
Description: Actress, singer, USA

SANDRA STEVENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 23 November 1949
Description: Vocalist, UK

BILL ROBINSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 25 November 1949
Description: Dancer, actor

HOOPER BREWSTER-JONES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 8 July 1949
Description: Composer of song, Australia

BUNK JOHNSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 7 July 1949
Description: Trumpeter, USA

JOHN CARSON - FIDDLE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 11 December 1949
Description: Fiddle, Composer, USA

LEAD BELLY
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 December 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

GEORGE BOTSFORD
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 11 February 1949
Description: Comoser of music, USA

KID RENA
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 25 April 1949
Description: Trumpeter, USA

 
 
 
 
 
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