September 23, 1949

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

74 years, 2 months, and 17 days have passed since September 23, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on September 23, 1949

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 27,106 days ago. Approximately 904 months have passed. It was the 266th day of 1949, in week 38. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on September 23, 1949, are now 74 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 301 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 September 23, 1949.

  • More and more people are buying television sets.

    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.

    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.

Personality traits

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

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around September 23, 1949.

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


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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

Television shows in September 1949

In September 1949, TV audiences were watching the following series:

The Lone Ranger
The Lone Ranger
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in September 1949

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Jim and Judy in Teleland
Jim and Judy in Teleland
Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1949

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on September 23, 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 September 23, 1955, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Ray Charles

Ray Charles

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

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas

Actress Deceased
Born on September 23, 1968
She was born exactly 19 years after this date.

Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri

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

Karl Pilkington

Karl Pilkington

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


US President

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


UK Prime Minister

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 23, 1949 was most likely conceived around December 31, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 23, 1949 is close to June 16, 1950.

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Stats for September 23, 1949


Here are some interesting statistics about September 23, 1949:

  • 27,106 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,872 weeks have passed.
  • 2,341,962,000 seconds have passed since September 23, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,732,289,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,208,452,392,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 390,327,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 201,408,732 steps. That's roughly 89,515 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,103,544 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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