October 8th, 1949

October 8th, 1949, fell on a Saturday. Day 281 of 1949. Decade: 1940s.

70 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since October 8th, 1949.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Sigourney Weaver: Actress.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 70 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since October 8th, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 8th, 1949, will be 70 years of age.
  • People born in 1949 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 8th, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 8th, 1949 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

1949 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1949.

"Looney Tunes"

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of October:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on October 8th, 1949.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 8th, 1949 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 1948. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 8th, 1949 is the 18th of July, 1950. (Rough Estimate).

8th of October

Events that have occurred on the 8th of October:

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 8th, 1949.

  • 25,809 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,229,897,600 seconds have passed since the October 8th, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,601,547,200 times.
  • Since October 8th, 1949, earth has travelled approximately 1,150,627,161,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 371,649,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 191,771,194 steps. That's about 85,232 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,758,771 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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