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April 28th, 1950.

April 28th, 1950, was a Friday. It was day 118 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

71 years and 11 days have passed since April 28th, 1950.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Born on April 28th, 1950.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Jay Leno: Television host.

Top song: April 28th, 1950

The best-selling single on April 28th, 1950 was "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" by Eileen Barton.

Take me back to April 28th, 1950!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 28th, 1950 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1950 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In music, the song "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" by Eileen Barton is the best-selling record at the moment. Harry S. Truman is currently the President of the United States and Clement Attlee is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

In fashion, women are sporting the popular "The New Look" by Christian Dior. This formal style includes rounded shoulders, a full-skirted silhouette and a tight waist. Meanwhile, men are beginning to follow a new "Teddy Boy" trend that involves greased-back hair, extremely narrow trousers and velvet-collared jackets. It's 1950, so radio stations and jukeboxes are playing songs from artists such as Nat King Cole, Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers, Anton Karas, Gary & Bing Crosby, Teresa Brewer, Guy Lombardo and Red Foley. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Lone Ranger", "What's My Line?" and "Space Patrol".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes" and "Tom and Jerry".

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 April 28th, 1950.

  • The American fighting-man.

    The "The American fighting-man" was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1950. This represented US troops fighting in the Korean War.

  • Songs from 1950.

    The radio stations in 1950 were dominated by the likes of Nat King Cole, Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers, Anton Karas, Gary & Bing Crosby, Teresa Brewer, Guy Lombardo and Red Foley.

  • Movies from 1950.

    The most popular movies in 1950 included the likes of Samson and Delilah, King Solomon's Mines, Annie Get Your Gun, Cheaper by the Dozen, Cinderella and Born Yesterday.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 71 years and 11 days have passed since April 28th, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 28th, 1950, will be 71 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1950 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 28th, 1950.

  • March 31st, 1950: The comedy film "Cheaper by the Dozen", starring Clifton Webb, is released in movie theaters.
  • April 9th, 1950: Golf: Jimmy Demaret wins the 1950 Masters Tournament.
  • April 14th, 1950: The British children's comic "Eagle" is launched.
  • April 23rd, 1950: Basketball: The Minneapolis Lakers win the NBA Finals after defeating the Syracuse Nationals 4-2.
  • April 25th, 1950: The trial of Soviet spy Judith Coplon begins in New York City.
  • This date: April 28th, 1950
  • May 6th, 1950: The "Tollund Man" mummy is discovered by peat cutters in Denmark.
  • May 6th, 1950: Soccer: Portsmouth F.C. win the First Division title after beating Aston Villa 5-1.
  • May 6th, 1950: Actress Elizabeth Taylor marries hotel heir Conrad "Nicky" Hilton.
  • May 9th, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard publishes his book "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health".
  • May 26th, 1950: Petrol rationing is ended in the United Kingdom.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 28th, 1950, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 28th, 1950 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of 1950s fashion.

Photographs of 1950s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1950s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Space Patrol - Sci-fi series starring Ed Kemmer and Lyn Osborn.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Lone Ranger - American Western drama TV series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on April 28th, 1950.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1950.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 28th of April.

  • April 28th, 1758: James Monroe (US President) (Deceased)
  • April 28th, 1908: Oskar Schindler (Historical figure) (Deceased)
  • April 28th, 1937: Saddam Hussein (Iraqi President) (Deceased)
  • April 28th, 1974: Penelope Cruz (Spanish actress) was born exactly 24 years after this date.
  • April 28th, 1981: Jessica Alba (American actress) was born exactly 31 years after this date.
  • April 28th, 1988: Juan Mata (Spanish soccer player) was born exactly 38 years after this date.
  • April 28th, 1992: Catherine Wayne (Boxxy) (Internet celebrity) was born exactly 42 years after this date.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on April 28th, 1950.

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 28th, 1950.

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 28th, 1950 was most likely conceived around the 19th of July, 1949.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28th, 1950 is close to the 5th of February, 1951.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 28th, 1950.

  • A total of 25,944 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,706 weeks have passed.
  • 2,241,561,600 seconds have passed since the April 28th, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,615,155,200 times.
  • Since April 28th, 1950, the earth has travelled approximately 1,156,645,785,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 373,593,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 192,774,298 steps. That's about 85,677 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,898,739 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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