September 23rd, 1949.

September 23rd, 1949, was a Friday. It was day 266 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

72 years, 9 months and 8 days have passed since September 23rd, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on September 23rd, 1949.

People who were born on this exact date.


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 September 23rd, 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, 9 months and 8 days have passed since September 23rd, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on September 23rd, 1949 will be 72 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1949 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around September 23rd, 1949.

  • September 1st, 1949: The song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" is released by Gene Autry.
  • September 15th, 1949: The first episode of The Lone Ranger is aired.
  • September 17th, 1949: Cartoon characters Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner make their first appearance.
  • This date: September 23rd, 1949
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 23rd, 1949, will have the star sign Libra.
  • 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: September 23rd, 1949 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on September 23rd, 1949.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in September, 1949.

The Lone Ranger
The Lone Ranger
American Western drama TV series.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on September 23rd, 1949.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1949.

Jim and Judy in Teleland
Jim and Judy in Teleland

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


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 September 23rd, 1955 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 23rd.

Ray Charles

Singer, Deceased
Born on September 23rd, 1930
He turned 19 on this day in 1949.

Jermaine Dupri

Record producer.
Born on September 23rd, 1972
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.

Karl Pilkington

Television personality.
Born on September 23rd, 1972
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.


US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on September 23rd, 1949.


UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 23rd, 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 23rd, 1949 was most likely conceived around December 31st, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 23rd, 1949 is close to June 16th, 1950.

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Stats for September 23rd, 1949

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 23rd, 1949.

  • A total of 26,579 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,797 weeks have passed.
  • 2,296,425,600 seconds have passed since the September 23rd, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,679,163,200 times.
  • Since September 23rd, 1949, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,184,955,609,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 382,737,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 197,492,602 steps. That's about 87,774 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,557,107 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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