Sunday May 01, 1949: on this day

May 01, 1949 was the 121st day of the year 1949, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is May 01, 1949 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on May 01, 1949, who was born and died on May 01, 1949, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 01, 1949, which were the most popular songs (ex. Some Enchanted Evening by Perry Como), movies (e.g. The Barkleys of Broadway, directed by Charles Walters), TV series (e.g. Crusade In Europe) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 1st, 1949 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was May 01, 1949?

May 01, 1949 was a Sunday and it was the 121st day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 01, 1949 can also be written as 5/1/1949 in the US and as 1/5/1949 in UK and Europe.


May 01, 1949: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 01, 1949:

  • Gerard kuiper discovers nereid, (second satellite of neptune).

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May 01, 1949: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 1st is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 01, 1949: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 01, 1949 is Ox and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on May 1st, 1949 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 01, 1949: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 01, 1949 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 01, 1949 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 01, 1949 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 14% full, rising at 07:36 am and setting at 11:43 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 13, 1949 while the next full moon would come on May 12, 1949.

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Who was born on May 01, 1949?

Famous people born on May 01, 1949:

  • David Cochrane

    American computer programmer and astrologer.

  • Jim Clench

    Canadian bass player (april wine & bachman turner overdrive).

  • Tim Hodgkinson

    English saxophonist, clarinet player, and composer.

  • Paul Teutul Sr.

    American motorcycle designer, co-founded orange county choppers.

  • Douglas Barr in Cedar Rapids

    Iowa, usa; actor.

  • Margo Miller in San Francisco

    California, usa; fencer-epee (olympics-1996).

  • Michael Watson

    Scottish politician.

  • Jim Clench Canadian bassist (April Wine and Bachman

    Turner overdrive) (d. 2010).

  • Mike Watson
  • Margo Miller
  • Stanisław Zając
  • Ryszard Skowronek
  • Alejandro Tejeda
  • Nadir Vekiloğlu
  • Gílson Paulo
  • Martina Reichelt
  • Giorgio Salvadè
  • Fayez al-Tarawneh

Whose famous birthday is on May 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 1st:

  • Ajith Kumar
    Ajith Kumar

    Ajith kumar is an indian film actor known for his work in tamil cinema.

  • Anushka Sharma
    Anushka Sharma

    Anushka sharma is an indian actress and producer known for her work in hindi films, and she is one of the most popular and highest-paid...

  • Tim McGraw
    Tim McGraw

    Tim mcgraw is an american country music singer and actor known for his hit songs and successful acting career.

  • Jamie Dornan
    Jamie Dornan

    Jamie dornan is a northern irish actor known for his role as christian grey in the fifty shades film series.

  • Joanna Lumley
    Joanna Lumley

    British actress, born in kashmir.

  • Danielle Darrieux
    Danielle Darrieux

    French actress and actress.

  • Catherine Frot
    Catherine Frot

    French film and theatre actress, the daughter of an engineer.

  • Julie Benz
    Julie Benz

    Julie benz is an american actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as 'dexter' and 'buffy the vampire slayer'.

  • Rita Coolidge
    Rita Coolidge

    Rita coolidge is a grammy award-winning american singer known for her hits in the 1970s, including 'we're all alone' and 'higher and...

  • Glenn Ford
    Glenn Ford

    Canadian-american actor.

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May 01, 1949: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 74 years 11 months old,

or 899 months and 21 days old,

or 3912 weeks and 1 day old,

or 27385 days old,

if you were born on May 01, 1949.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 01, 1949?

There are 9 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 1st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 01, 1949?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on May 01, 1949.


May 01, 1949: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 01, 1949:

  • Pál Harkai Schiller
  • Georges Delaporte
  • Josep Maria Jujol
  • Mathilde Laigle
  • Kijirō Nambu

What famous deaths happened on May 1st?

Famous deaths on May 1st:

  • Madeleine Lebeau
    Madeleine Lebeau

    Madeleine Lebeau was a French actress best known for her role as Yvonne in the classic film 'Casablanca'.

  • Steve Reeves
    Steve Reeves

    American physical culturist.

  • Marion Mack
    Marion Mack

    Actress (general).

  • Glenda Farrell
    Glenda Farrell

    Glenda Farrell was an American actress who appeared in over 30 films during the 1930s and 1940s.

  • Olympia Dukakis
    Olympia Dukakis

    American screen and stage actress dukakis worked for 40 years before she achieved "overnight success" in 1987, when she was awarded an...

  • Hylda Baker
    Hylda Baker

    English comedian, actress and music hall performer (d. 1986).

  • Ayrton Senna

    Brazilian formula one race car driver, and three-time world champion.

  • Antonin Dvořák

    Antonín Dvořák was a Czech composer, one of the first to achieve worldwide recognition.

  • Daved Goldberg

    Daved Goldberg was an American entrepreneur and the co-founder of the online survey platform SurveyMonkey.

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May 01, 1949: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 01, 1949:

  • Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
  • Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
  • United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
  • Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
  • Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
  • Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
  • May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
  • May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
  • Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).

Saints celebrated on May 01, 1949:

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
  • Saint Andeol.
  • Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
  • Saint Jeremiah.
  • Saint Philip the Apostle.
  • Saint Brieuc.
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May 01, 1949: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 01, 1949 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 25th and May 1st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 01, 1949: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 01, 1949 was Some Enchanted Evening by Perry Como, according to the music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

May 01, 1949: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 01, 1949 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 25th and May 1st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Some Enchanted Evening
  2. - Bali Ha'i

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May 01, 1949: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 01, 1949 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Barkleys of Broadway

The Barkleys of Broadway

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Billie Burke

Country: United States of America

El mago

El mago

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado

Starring: Cantinflas, Leonora Amar, José Baviera, Ernesto Finance

Africa Screams

Africa Screams

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck

Red Stallion in the Rockies

Red Stallion in the Rockies

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Arthur Franz, Wallace Ford, Ray Collins, Jean Heather

The Window

The Window

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Stewart

Country: United States of America

May 01, 1949: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 01, 1949 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Crusade in Europe

Crusade in Europe

Release year: 1949

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States of America

Make Mine Music

Make Mine Music

Release year: 1949

Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

Release year: 1949

Directed by: James Neilson

Roller Derby

Roller Derby

Release year: 1949

Think Fast

Think Fast

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Bridget Stokes


Who was the US President on May 01, 1949?

On May 01, 1949 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1949?

On May 01, 1949 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1949?

On May 01, 1949 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about May 1st?

May 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 1st, such as:

  • 2019 - Naxalite maoist insurgency. sixteen soldiers, including one driver, were killed in a landmine blast in gadchiroli, maharashtra, india. officials believe that the insurgents of maoists are responsible.
  • 2018 - Human rights violations during syria civil war: isil releases a video of an execution showing a prisoner being executed by explosives at yarmouk camp in damascus.
  • 2017 - Raoul hedebouw, a representative of workers' party belgium, is stabbed in his thigh just moments before he delivers a speech in liege (belgium). the suspect is taken into custody.

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What happened in 1949?

1949 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • British warship HMS Amethyst escape down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff
  • 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy
  • Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio

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What was the calendar for May 1949?

May 1949 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 1949 calendar looked like.

Sunday May 1, 1949