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September 15th, 1949.

September 15th, 1949, was a Thursday. It was day 258 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

72 years and 2 days have passed since September 15th, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 15th, 1949?

  • The first episode of The Lone Ranger is aired.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on September 15th, 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 72 years and 2 days have passed since September 15th, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 15th, 1949, will be 72 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1949 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 15th, 1949.

  • September 1st, 1949: The song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" is released by Gene Autry.
  • This date: September 15th, 1949
  • September 17th, 1949: Cartoon characters Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner make their first appearance.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 15th, 1949, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1949 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 15th, 1949 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • The Lone Ranger - American Western drama TV series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on September 15th, 1949.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1949.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

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 check out September 15th, 1955 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 15th.

Marco Polo

Merchant traveller. Deceased
Born on September 15th, 1254
He was not alive on this date.

Tom Hardy

Actor.
Born on September 15th, 1977
He was born exactly 28 years after this date.

Prince Harry

English prince.
Born on September 15th, 1984
He was born exactly 35 years after this date.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on September 15th, 1949.

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 15th, 1949.

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 15th, 1949 was most likely conceived around the 6th of December, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 15th, 1949 is close to the 25th of June, 1950.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 15th, 1949.

  • A total of 26,300 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,757 weeks have passed.
  • 2,272,320,000 seconds have passed since the September 15th, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,651,040,000 times.
  • Since September 15th, 1949, the earth has travelled approximately 1,172,517,120,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 378,720,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 195,419,520 steps. That's about 86,853 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,267,840 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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