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October 22nd, 1949.

October 22nd, 1949, was a Saturday. It was day 295 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

71 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since October 22nd, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

Born on October 22nd, 1949.

People who were born on this exact date.

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 October 22nd, 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 71 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since October 22nd, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 22nd, 1949, will be 71 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1949 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

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 October 22nd, 1949, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • 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: October 22nd, 1949 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

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 October 22nd, 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 October 22nd, 1955 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 22nd.

Christopher Lloyd

Actor.
Born on October 22nd, 1938
He turned 11 on this day in 1949.

Jeff Goldblum

Actor.
Born on October 22nd, 1952
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Bob Odenkirk

Actor.
Born on October 22nd, 1962
He was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Dražen Petrović

NBA player. Deceased
Born on October 22nd, 1964
He was born exactly 15 years after this date.

Shaggy

Singer.
Born on October 22nd, 1968
He was born exactly 19 years after this date.

Suzanne Jackson

Blogger.
Born on October 22nd, 1984
She was born exactly 35 years after this date.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on October 22nd, 1949.

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 22nd, 1949.

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 22nd, 1949 was most likely conceived around the 12th of January, 1949.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 22nd, 1949 is close to the 1st of August, 1950.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 22nd, 1949.

  • A total of 26,265 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,752 weeks have passed.
  • 2,269,296,000 seconds have passed since the October 22nd, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,647,512,000 times.
  • Since October 22nd, 1949, the earth has travelled approximately 1,170,956,736,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 378,216,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 195,159,456 steps. That's about 86,738 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,231,552 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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