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Personal Appearance – 1941

Spring 1941

Gene Autry headlined the 1941 World's Championship Rodeo at the Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 30th to May 10th.

Fall 1941

In 1941, the citizens of Berwyn, Oklahoma, renamed their town Gene Autry, Oklahoma. The massive event was attended by 35,000 people and many luminaries, such as Oklahoma Governor Leon C. Phillips, Assistant General Manager of the Santa Fe Railroad J.P. Cowley, and Gene Autry Mayor Charlie Gillespie.

The information in the table below on Gene Autry's Personal Appearance Tour is from the files of Gene Autry Entertainment. The current view of these tours is by date, but you can re-sort the information by clicking on the red header such as City or Venue. This will then present the data alphabetically by the header subject.

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Gene Autry Tour – Spring 1941

City
Order
Date City State/
Province
Country Venue/
Show Title
Show Time Sponsor(s) Hotel Miles
- April 30, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens, 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 1, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens, 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 2, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 3, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
Matinee; 8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 4, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 5, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 6, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 7, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
Matinee; 8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 8, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 9, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
Matinee; 8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -
- May 10, 1941 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Gardens; 1941 World's Championship Rodeo
Matinee; 8:30PM Pennsylvania Promotions, Inc; Longines - -

Gene Autry Tour – Fall 1941

City
Order
Date City State/
Province
Country Venue/
Show Title
Show Time Sponsor(s) Hotel Miles
- November 16, 1941 Gene Autry Oklahoma USA
Gene Autry's Melody Ranch Radio Show Remote Broadcast from Santa Fe Railroad Flat Car
5:30PM Wrigley's Doublemint Chewing Gum - -
- November 16, 1941 Berwyn Oklahoma USA
Town Name Change Ceremony
7:00AM - - -