August 17th, 1950

August 17th, 1950, fell on a Thursday. It was day 229 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

69 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since August 17th, 1950.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 17th, 1950:

  • Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.


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 17th, 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:

  • 69 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since August 17th, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 17th, 1950, will be 69 years of age.
  • People born in 1950 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 17th, 1950:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 17th, 1950, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 17th, 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 17th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on August 17th, 1950.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 17th, 1950 was probably conceived around the 7th of November, 1949. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 17th, 1950 is the 27th 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 17th, 1950.

  • 25,558 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,208,211,200 seconds have passed since the August 17th, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,576,246,400 times.
  • Since August 17th, 1950, earth has travelled approximately 1,139,436,979,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 368,035,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 189,906,163 steps. That's about 84,403 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,498,534 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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