May 26th, 1949, was a Thursday. It was Day 146 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.
74 years and 10 days have passed since May 26th, 1949.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.
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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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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 May 26th, 1955, instead.
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Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on May 26th, 1949.
Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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