December 1, 1949

December 1, 1949, was a Thursday. It was 74 years, 7 months, and 14 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.


Born on December 1, 1949

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 27,256 days ago. Approximately 909 months have passed. It was the 335th day of 1949, in week 48. The decade was the 1940s. There were only 30 days left in the year. People who were born on December 1, 1949, are now 74 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. The Earth has experienced 303 seasons of weather since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 1, 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 December 1, 1949.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 1, 1949, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1949 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 1, 1949 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Television shows

Television shows in December 1949

Television shows that people were watching in December 1949:

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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in December 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

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Foto-Electric Baseball
Foto-Electric Baseball
Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on December 1, 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 December 1, 1955, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 1.

Woody Allen

Woody Allen

Born on December 1, 1935
He turned 14 on this day in 1949.

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor

Comedian Deceased
Born on December 1, 1940
He turned 9 on this day in 1949.

Bette Midler

Bette Midler

Born on December 1, 1945
She turned 4 on this day in 1949.

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman

Born on December 1, 1970
She was born exactly 21 years after this date.

Philip DeFranco

Philip DeFranco

Born on December 1, 1985
He was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Natasha O'Keeffe

Natasha O'Keeffe

Born on December 1, 1986
She was born exactly 37 years after this date.

Andrew Tate

Andrew Tate

Internet personality
Born on December 1, 1986
He was born exactly 37 years after this date.

Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz

Born on December 1, 1988
She was born exactly 39 years after this date.


US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on December 1, 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 December 1, 1949 was most likely conceived around March 10, 1949.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 1, 1949 is close to August 24, 1950.

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Stats for December 1, 1949


Here are some interesting statistics about December 1, 1949:

  • 27,256 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,893 weeks have passed.
  • 2,354,914,800 seconds have passed since December 1, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,747,400,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,215,136,036,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 392,485,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 202,522,673 steps. That's roughly 90,010 miles.
  • 28,258,978 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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