February 20, 1949

February 20, 1949, was a Sunday. It was 75 years, 4 months, and 23 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.


Born on February 20, 1949

People who were born on this exact date:


This date was 27,540 days ago. Approximately 918 months have passed. It was the 51st day of 1949, in week 07. The decade was the 1940s. People born on this day are currently 75 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 306 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 February 20, 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 February 20, 1949.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 20, 1949, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1949 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 20, 1949 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.
Television shows

TV series on February 20, 1949

People in February 1949 were watching the following TV series:

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on February 20, 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 February 20, 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 February 20, 1955, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on February 20.

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

US politician
Born on February 20, 1942
He turned 7 on this day in 1949.

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown

UK Prime Minister
Born on February 20, 1951
He was born exactly 2 years after this date.

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Singer Deceased
Born on February 20, 1967
He was born exactly 18 years after this date.

Brian Littrell

Brian Littrell

Backstreet Boys
Born on February 20, 1975
He was born exactly 26 years after this date.



Born on February 20, 1988
She was born exactly 39 years after this date.

Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo

Born on February 20, 2003
She was born exactly 54 years after this date.


US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on February 20, 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 February 20, 1949 was most likely conceived around May 30, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 20, 1949 is close to November 13, 1949.

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Stats for February 20, 1949


Here are some interesting statistics about February 20, 1949:

  • 27,540 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,934 weeks have passed.
  • 2,379,452,400 seconds have passed since February 20, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,776,027,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,227,797,438,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 396,575,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 204,632,906 steps. That's roughly 90,948 miles.
  • 28,553,429 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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