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December 4th, 1949.

December 4th, 1949, was a Sunday. It was day 338 of 1949. The decade was the 1940s.

71 years, 10 months and 21 days have passed since December 4th, 1949.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Born on December 4th, 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 December 4th, 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 21 days have passed since December 4th, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 4th, 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 December 4th, 1949, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 4th, 1949 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

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

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Kids' TV shows on December 4th, 1949.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1949.

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.

Foto-Electric Baseball
Foto-Electric Baseball

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out December 4th, 1955 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on December 4th.

Jay-Z

Rapper.
Born on December 4th, 1969
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.

Tyra Banks

Model.
Born on December 4th, 1973
She was born exactly 24 years after this date.

Jin

BTS member.
Born on December 4th, 1992
He was born exactly 43 years after this date.

Millie Court

Love Island contestant.
Born on December 4th, 1996
She was born exactly 47 years after this date.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on December 4th, 1949.

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 4th, 1949.

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 4th, 1949 was most likely conceived around March 13th, 1949.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 4th, 1949 is close to August 27th, 1950.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 4th, 1949.

  • A total of 26,259 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,751 weeks have passed.
  • 2,268,774,000 seconds have passed since the December 4th, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,646,903,000 times.
  • Since December 4th, 1949, the earth has travelled approximately 1,170,687,384,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 378,129,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 195,114,564 steps. That's about 86,718 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,225,288 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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