September 1st, 1950

September 1st, 1950, fell on a Friday. It was day 244 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

70 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since September 1st, 1950.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Dr. Phil McGraw: Television host.


Top song: September 1st, 1950

The best-selling single on this exact date.

  • The most popular song on September 1st, 1950 was "Goodnight Irene" by Gordon Jenkins.

Take Me Back!

The date is September 1st, 1950 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. In music, the song "Goodnight Irene" by Gordon Jenkins 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 "The Gene Autry Show". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry" and "Crusader Rabbit".


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 September 1st, 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, 7 months and 20 days have passed since September 1st, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 1st, 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 September 1st, 1950:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 1st, 1950, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 1st, 1950 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • The Gene Autry Show - Cowboy TV series starring Gene Autry.
  • 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.

1950 - Kid's TV

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

  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 1st of September:


US President

Who was the US President on September 1st, 1950?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 1st, 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 September 1st, 1950 was probably conceived around the 22nd of November, 1949. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 1st, 1950 is the 11th of June, 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 September 1st, 1950.

  • 25,800 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,229,120,000 seconds have passed since the September 1st, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,600,640,000 times.
  • Since September 1st, 1950, earth has travelled approximately 1,150,225,920,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 371,520,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 191,704,320 steps. That's about 85,202 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,749,440 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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