August 9th, 1950

August 9th, 1950, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 221 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

70 years, 3 months and 20 days have passed since August 9th, 1950.



News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on August 9th, 1950.

  • 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, 3 months and 20 days have passed since August 9th, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 9th, 1950, will be 70 years of age.
  • People born in 1950 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 9th, 1950:

  • August 12th, 1950: 75 US prisoners of war are executed by North Korean forces.
  • August 17th, 1950: Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 9th, 1950, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 9th, 1950 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1950 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1950.

  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on August 9th, 1950?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 9th, 1950?

  • Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 9th, 1950 was probably conceived around the 30th of October, 1949. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 9th, 1950 is the 19th of May, 1951. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 9th, 1950.

  • 25,680 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,218,755,600 seconds have passed since the August 9th, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,588,548,200 times.
  • Since August 9th, 1950, earth has travelled approximately 1,144,877,889,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 369,792,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 190,812,982 steps. That's about 84,806 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,625,067 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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