January 10, 1949

January 10, 1949, was a Monday. It was the 10th day of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

74 years, 10 months, and 19 days have passed since January 10, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.


Born on January 10, 1949

People who were born on this exact date:


This date was 27,351 days ago. Approximately 912 months have passed. It was the 10th day of 1949, in week 02. The decade was the 1940s. People born on this day are currently 74 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. We have gone through approximately 304 seasons of weather since this date.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on January 10, 1949.

  • 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 January 10, 1949.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 10, 1949, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1949 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 10, 1949 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.
Television shows

TV shows in 1949

The following TV shows were popular in January 1949:

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on January 10, 1949

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1949:

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1949

Toys and games that were popular in 1949:

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on January 10, 1949?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1949.

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 January 10, 1955, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 10.

Grigori Rasputin

Grigori Rasputin

Historical figure Deceased
Born on January 10, 1869
He was not alive on this date.

Sal Mineo

Sal Mineo

Actor Deceased
Born on January 10, 1939
He turned 10 on this day in 1949.

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart

Born on January 10, 1945
He turned 4 on this day in 1949.

Grand Master Sexay

Grand Master Sexay

Wrestler Deceased
Born on January 10, 1972
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.

Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner

American businessman
Born on January 10, 1981
He was born exactly 32 years after this date.

Shanann Watts

Shanann Watts

Murder victim Deceased
Born on January 10, 1984
She was born exactly 35 years after this date.

Mason Mount

Mason Mount

Soccer player
Born on January 10, 1999
He was born exactly 50 years after this date.


US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on January 10, 1949.


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 January 10, 1949 was most likely conceived around April 19, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 10, 1949 is close to October 3, 1949.

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Stats for January 10, 1949


Here are some interesting statistics about January 10, 1949:

  • 27,351 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,907 weeks have passed.
  • 2,363,126,400 seconds have passed since January 10, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,756,980,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,219,373,222,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 393,854,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 203,228,870 steps. That's roughly 90,324 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,357,517 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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