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June 17th, 1949.

June 17th, 1949, was a Friday. It was day 168 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

73 years, 1 months and 28 days have passed since June 17th, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

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 June 17th, 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, 1 months and 28 days have passed since June 17th, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on June 17th, 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 June 17th, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 17th, 1949 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on June 17th, 1949.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in June, 1949.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on June 17th, 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 June 17th, 1955 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 17th.

Igor Stravinsky

Russian composer. Deceased
Born on June 17th, 1882
He turned 67 on this day in 1949.

Barry Manilow

Singer.
Born on June 17th, 1943
He turned 6 on this day in 1949.

Venus Williams

Tennis player.
Born on June 17th, 1980
She was born exactly 31 years after this date.

Simone Battle

Singer. Deceased
Born on June 17th, 1989
She was born exactly 40 years after this date.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of June.

  • Icelandic National Day (Iceland)
USA

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on June 17th, 1949.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 17th, 1949.

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 June 17th, 1949 was most likely conceived around September 24th, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 17th, 1949 is close to March 10th, 1950.

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Stats for June 17th, 1949

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 1949.

  • A total of 26,722 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,817 weeks have passed.
  • 2,308,780,800 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,693,577,600 times.
  • Since June 17th, 1949, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,191,330,892,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 384,796,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 198,555,149 steps. That's about 88,247 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,705,370 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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