May 26, 1949
May 26, 1949, was a Thursday. It was the 146th day of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.
74 years, 6 months, and 3 days have passed since May 26, 1949.
The zodiac star sign for this date is
Born on May 26, 1949
People who were born on this exact date:
This date was 27,215 days ago. Approximately 907 months have passed. It was the 146th day of 1949, in week 21. The decade was the 1940s. People born on this day are currently 74 years old and belong to the
Baby Boomer generation. 302 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 May 26, 1949.
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
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.
What happened around this time?
Notable events that happened close to May 26, 1949.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 26, 1949, will have the star sign
Gemini. Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1949 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Life Path Number for this date is 9. Native American Zodiac: May 26, 1949 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
TV shows in 1949
In May 1949, TV audiences were watching the following series:
The Ed Sullivan Show
Kids TV shows on May 26, 1949
If you were a kid on May 26, 1949, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:
Tom and Jerry
Popular toys and games in 1949
If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:
Were you born on May 26, 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
May 26, 1955, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 26.
Born on May 26, 1907
He turned 42 on this day in 1949.
Born on May 26, 1926
He turned 23 on this day in 1949.
Born on May 26, 1964
He was born exactly 15 years after this date.
Born on May 26, 1979
She was born exactly 30 years after this date.
Born on May 26, 1987
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.
Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on May 26, 1949.
UK Prime Minister
Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Conception estimates for this date.
Warning! These conception dates are based on broad estimates.
A baby that was born on May 26, 1949 was
most likely conceived around September 2, 1948. The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 26, 1949 is
close to February 16, 1950.
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Here are some interesting statistics about May 26, 1949:
27,215 days have passed since this date.
3,887 weeks have passed.
2,351,379,600 seconds have passed since May 26, 1949.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,743,276,200 times.
Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,213,311,873,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 391,896,600 times.
You have taken approximately 202,218,646 steps. That's roughly 89,875 miles!
Since this date, 28,216,555 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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