Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Friday 24 June 1949

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brigitte Mohnhaupt and John Illsley. Edward, My Son, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949 while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mama.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1949 or at June 24 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 24 June 1949 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Edward, My Son

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

More info

Batman and Robin

Directed by: Spencer Bennet

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams

Country: United States

More info

The Barkleys of Broadway

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

More info

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

More info


Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 24 June 1949!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?


Starring: Peggy Wood, Judson Laire, Rosemary Rice, Dick Van Patten

Country: United States

More info

Fireball Fun-For-All

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Marty May, J.C. Olsen

Country: United States

More info

Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Starring: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Country: United States

More info

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States

More info

The Fred Waring Show

Starring: Fred Waring

Country: United States

More info

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1949 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 June
  • Hopalong Cassidy becomes 1st network western (NBC)
  • Cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board.
  • The first Television Western, Hopalong Cassidy, is aired on NBC starring William Boyd.
  • Dock workers strike in the UK.
  • Apartheid: The ''South African Citizenship Act'' suspends the granting of citizenship to British Commonwealth immigrants after 5 years and imposes a ban on mixed marriages.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1949 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Bali Ha'i - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
  2. The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  3. Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 24 June 1949 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1949?

Life magazine


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

More info

American Freedom And Catholic Power

By: Paul Blanshard

Mild tanning to spine and pages. Otherwise clean, sturdy copy.

More info

Home Sweet Zoo

By: Clare Barnes

Paperback, Wear and creasing to cover, pictures in black and white, pages good

More info

A Rage to Live

By: John O'Hara

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John O’Hara’s sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength ...

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 24 June 1949 is such a special date for you!