January 17th, 1949, was a Monday. It was Day 17 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.
74 years, 8 months, and 17 days have passed since January 17th, 1949.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.
People who were born on this exact date.
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on January 17th, 1949.
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%.
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.
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Zodiac and birthstone information.
Television shows that people were watching in January 1949.
Anthology series that was hosted by Rex Marshall.
The Ed Sullivan Show
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1949.
Tom and Jerry
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1949.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 17th.
Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on January 17th, 1949.
Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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