January 24, 1949

January 24, 1949, was a Monday. It was 75 years, 2 months, and 21 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.


Born on January 24, 1949

People who were born on this exact date:


This date was 27,475 days ago. Approximately 916 months have passed. It was the 24th day of 1949, in week 04. The decade was the 1940s. People born on this day are currently 75 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 305 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on January 24, 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 24, 1949.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 24, 1949, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1949 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 24, 1949 falls under the Otter.
  • 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

In January 1949, TV audiences were watching the following series:

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on January 24, 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

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on January 24, 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 24, 1955, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 24.

Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate

Actress and model Deceased
Born on January 24, 1943
She turned 6 on this day in 1949.

Tatyana Ali

Tatyana Ali

Born on January 24, 1979
She was born exactly 30 years after this date.

Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Soccer player
Born on January 24, 1987
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.


US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on January 24, 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 24, 1949 was most likely conceived around May 3, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 24, 1949 is close to October 17, 1949.

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Stats for January 24, 1949


Here are some interesting statistics about January 24, 1949:

  • 27,475 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,925 weeks have passed.
  • 2,373,836,400 seconds have passed since January 24, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,769,475,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,224,899,582,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 395,639,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 204,149,930 steps. That's roughly 90,733 miles.
  • 28,486,037 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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