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July 18th, 1950.

July 18th, 1950, was a Tuesday. It was day 199 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

70 years, 9 months and 22 days have passed since July 18th, 1950.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Born on July 18th, 1950.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Richard Branson: Businessman.

Top song: July 18th, 1950

The best-selling single on July 18th, 1950 was "Mona Lisa" by Nat King Cole.

Take me back to July 18th, 1950!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 18th, 1950 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In music, the song "Mona Lisa" by Nat King Cole 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. In Asia, the Korean War is raging on between South Korea and North Korea. 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 July 18th, 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.

  • Korean War.

    During this period of time, the Korean War was being fought between South Korea and North Korea.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 70 years, 9 months and 22 days have passed since July 18th, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 18th, 1950, will be 70 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1950 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 18th, 1950.

  • June 24th, 1950: The 1950 FIFA World Cup begins in Brazil.
  • June 25th, 1950: The Korean War begins after North Korean forces invade South Korea.
  • June 27th, 1950: US President Harry Truman orders US troops into Korea.
  • June 28th, 1950: Korean War: North Korean forces capture Seoul.
  • July 12th, 1950: The film "Three Little Words" is released.
  • July 16th, 1950: Uruguay beat Brazil 2-1 to win the 1950 World Cup.
  • July 17th, 1950: The musical comedy film "Annie Get Your Gun" is released.
  • This date: July 18th, 1950
  • July 29th, 1950: The film "Treasure Island" is released by Disney.
  • August 1st, 1950: The first episode of the animated series "Crusader Rabbit" is aired on television.
  • August 12th, 1950: 75 US prisoners of war are executed by North Korean forces.
  • August 15th, 1950: Princess Elizabeth gives birth to her daughter Princess Anne.
  • August 17th, 1950: Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 18th, 1950, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 18th, 1950 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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 July 18th, 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 18th of July.

  • July 18th, 1918: Nelson Mandela (Activist / South African President) (Deceased)
  • July 18th, 1980: Kristen Bell (Actress) was born exactly 30 years after this date.
  • July 18th, 1984: Ben Askren (MMA fighter) was born exactly 34 years after this date.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on July 18th, 1950.

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 18th, 1950.

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 18th, 1950 was most likely conceived around the 8th of October, 1949.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 18th, 1950 is close to the 27th of April, 1951.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 18th, 1950.

  • A total of 25,863 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,694 weeks have passed.
  • 2,234,563,200 seconds have passed since the July 18th, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,606,990,400 times.
  • Since July 18th, 1950, the earth has travelled approximately 1,153,034,611,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 372,427,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 192,172,435 steps. That's about 85,410 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,814,758 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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