August 19th, 1949, was a Friday. It was day 231 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.
73 years, 3 months and 11 days have passed since August 19th, 1949.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.
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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%.
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.
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The Ed Sullivan Show
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Tom and Jerry
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Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on August 19th, 1949.
Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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