February 24th, 1949

February 24th, 1949, was a Thursday. It was Day 55 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

74 years, 7 months, and 5 days have passed since February 24th, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on February 24th, 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.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 74 years, 7 months, and 5 days have passed since February 24th, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 8 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on February 24th, 1949, are now 74 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1949 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on February 24th, 1949.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 24th, 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 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 24th, 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 shows in 1949.

Television shows that people were watching in February 1949.

Anthology series that was hosted by Rex Marshall.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on February 24th, 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 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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out February 24th, 1955, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Dominic Chianese

Born on February 24th, 1931
He turned 18 on this day in 1949.

Debra Jo Rupp

Born on February 24th, 1951
She was born exactly 2 years after this date.

Steve Jobs

Entrepreneur. Deceased
Born on February 24th, 1955
He was born exactly 6 years after this date.

Floyd Mayweather

Born on February 24th, 1977
He was born exactly 28 years after this date.

Daniel Kaluuya

Born on February 24th, 1989
He was born exactly 40 years after this date.


US President.

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

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Stats for February 24th, 1949

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 24th, 1949.

  • 27,246 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,892 weeks have passed.
  • 2,354,050,800 seconds have passed since February 24th, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,746,392,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,214,690,212,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 392,341,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 202,448,369 steps. That's roughly 89,977 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,248,610 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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