September 23rd, 1949

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

73 years, 8 months, and 18 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, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on September 23rd, 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.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 73 years, 8 months, and 18 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: People born on September 23rd, 1949, are now 73 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1949 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Personality traits.

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

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Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, 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: A person during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.
Television shows

TV shows in 1949.

Television shows that people were watching in September 1949.

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

Anthology series that was hosted by Rex Marshall.

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 of 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.

Michelle Thomas

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

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.


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 26,924 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,846 weeks have passed.
  • 2,326,233,600 seconds have passed since the September 23rd, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,713,939,200 times.
  • Since September 23rd, 1949, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,200,336,537,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 387,705,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 200,056,090 steps. That's about 88,914 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,914,803 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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