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February 18th, 1949.

February 18th, 1949, was a Friday. It was day 49 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

73 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since February 18th, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

Birthdays

Born on February 18th, 1949.

People who were born on this exact date.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on February 18th, 1949.

  • More and more people are buying television sets.

    More and more people are buying television sets.

    In the late 1940s and 1950s, more and more households were buying TV sets. In 1950, 20% of homes had a television set. 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 during this period of time 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 73 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since February 18th, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on February 18th, 1949 will be 73 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1949 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 18th, 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 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 18th, 1949 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on February 18th, 1949.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in February, 1949.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on February 18th, 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

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1949.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1949.

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out February 18th, 1955 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on February 18th.

Yoko Ono

John Lennon's widow.
Born on February 18th, 1933
She turned 16 on this day in 1949.

John Travolta

Actor.
Born on February 18th, 1954
He was born exactly 5 years after this date.

Dr. Dre

Rapper.
Born on February 18th, 1965
He was born exactly 16 years after this date.

Gary Neville

Former soccer player.
Born on February 18th, 1975
He was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Scumbag Steve

Internet meme.
Born on February 18th, 1990
He was born exactly 41 years after this date.

J-Hope

BTS member.
Born on February 18th, 1994
He was born exactly 45 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on February 18th, 1949.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 18th, 1949 was most likely conceived around May 28th, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 18th, 1949 is close to November 11th, 1949.

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Stats for February 18th, 1949

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 18th, 1949.

  • A total of 26,949 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,849 weeks have passed.
  • 2,328,393,600 seconds have passed since the February 18th, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,716,459,200 times.
  • Since February 18th, 1949, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,201,451,097,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 388,065,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 200,241,850 steps. That's about 88,996 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,940,723 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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