May 11, 1948

May 11, 1948, was a Tuesday. It was the 132nd day of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

75 years, 9 months, and 21 days have passed since May 11, 1948.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


Born on May 11, 1948

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 27,688 days ago. Approximately 923 months have passed. It was the 132nd day of 1948, in week 20. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on May 11, 1948, are now 75 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 1948 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. We have gone through approximately 308 seasons of weather since this date.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 11, 1948.

  • More and more people are buying television sets.

    More and more people are buying television sets

    More and more households were buying TV sets. In 1950, 20% of homes had a television. By the end of the decade, that figure had risen to 90%.
  • Polio cases are high.

    Polio cases are high

    Cases of Polio were particularly high, and outbreaks were common. In the United States, the disease peaked in 1952, with nearly 60,000 cases and 3,145 deaths. It wasn't until 1955 that a national immunization program started and cases began to drop.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on May 11, 1948.

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 11, 1948.

Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 11, 1948, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 11, 1948 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 1948

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1948

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on May 11, 1948?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1948.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out May 11, 1954, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 11.

Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson

English actress Deceased
Born on May 11, 1963
She was born exactly 15 years after this date.

Cory Monteith

Cory Monteith

Actor Deceased
Born on May 11, 1982
He was born exactly 34 years after this date.

Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta

Spanish soccer player
Born on May 11, 1984
He was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Abou Diaby

Abou Diaby

Former soccer player
Born on May 11, 1986
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.

Blac Chyna

Blac Chyna

Born on May 11, 1988
She was born exactly 40 years after this date.

Thibaut Courtois

Thibaut Courtois

Belgian soccer player
Born on May 11, 1992
He was born exactly 44 years after this date.

Coi Leray

Coi Leray

Born on May 11, 1997
She was born exactly 49 years after this date.


US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on May 11, 1948.


UK Prime Minister

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 11, 1948 was most likely conceived around August 19, 1947.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 11, 1948 is close to February 1, 1949.

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Stats for May 11, 1948


Here are some interesting statistics about May 11, 1948:

  • 27,688 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,955 weeks have passed.
  • 2,392,246,800 seconds have passed since May 11, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,790,954,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,234,399,348,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 398,707,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 205,733,225 steps. That's roughly 91,437 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,706,962 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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