Monday May 09, 1949: on this day

May 09, 1949 was the 129th day of the year 1949, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Monday.

Is May 09, 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 09, 1949, who was born and died on May 09, 1949, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 09, 1949, which were the most popular songs (ex. Baby, It's Cold Outside by Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer), movies (e.g. Jour de fête, directed by Jacques Tati), 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 9th, 1949 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was May 09, 1949?

May 09, 1949 was a Monday and it was the 129th day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 09, 1949 can also be written as 5/9/1949 in the US and as 9/5/1949 in UK and Europe.


May 09, 1949: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 09, 1949:

  • Rainier iii of monaco becomes prince of monaco.
  • Israel is admitted to the united nations as its 59th member.
  • Siam officially changes its french name to ampquotthaïlandeampquot (english name to ampquotthailandampquot), having officially changed its thai name to ampquotprated thaiampquot since 1939.

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May 09, 1949: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 9th 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 09, 1949: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 09, 1949 is Ox and the associated element is Earth.

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May 09, 1949: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 09, 1949 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 09, 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 09, 1949 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 93% full, rising at 04:45 pm and setting at 04:31 am.

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 09, 1949?

Famous people born on May 09, 1949:

  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel

    After 15 years of preparation, an american singer was inducted into the songwriters hall of fame.

  • Peter Niehenke

    German psychotherapist and astrologer, who has been in practice since 1975.

  • Elmore Smith

    Elmore Smith was a dominant center in the NBA known for his shot-blocking prowess.

  • Richard S. Williamson

    American lawyer and diplomat, 17th assistant secretary of state for international organization affairs (d. 2013).

  • Oleg Yuriyevich

    Atkov; russian cosmonaut (soyuz t-10).

  • Billy Joel in Hicksville

    Long island, new york, usa; singer/songwriter/piano player ("pianoman", "captain jack", "bridge").

  • Henri Seroka

    Belgian composer and singer.

  • Michel Lafon
  • Michael Herz
  • Nancy Cuomo
  • Jake Jones
  • Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara
  • Oleg Jur'evič At'kov
  • Dan Irimiciuc
  • Bob Margolin
  • Adrián Paenza

Whose famous birthday is on May 9th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 9th:

  • Noah Centineo
    Noah Centineo

    Noah centineo is a popular tv actor known for his roles in teen romantic comedies and dramas.

  • Rosario Dawson
    Rosario Dawson

    Rosario dawson is an american actress known for her roles in movies such as 'rent', 'sin city', and 'men in black ii'.

  • Albert Finney
    Albert Finney

    Albert finney was a british actor known for his roles in films such as tom jones, erin brockovich, and murder on the orient express.

  • John Corbett
    John Corbett

    John corbett is an american actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as sex and the city and northern exposure.

  • Candice Bergen
    Candice Bergen

    American actress and model.

  • Pierre Desproges
    Pierre Desproges

    French humorist, well-known for his elaborate, eloquent, and, above all, vicious diatribes that criticize everything and everyone.

  • Kevin Peter Hall
    Kevin Peter Hall

    Actor harry & hendersons, dies from aids at age 35.

  • Glenda Jackson
    Glenda Jackson

    British actress, internationally recognized, who won the ny film classics award for 1971, an emmy in 1972 for "queen elizabeth", and oscars...

  • Joan Sims
    Joan Sims

    Actress (carry on behind carry on cleo).

  • Dana Perino
    Dana Perino

    American politician and journalist 27th white house press secretary.

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May 09, 1949: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 74 years 11 months old,

or 899 months and 13 days old,

or 3911 weeks

or 27377 days old,

if you were born on May 09, 1949.

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 09, 1949?

There are 17 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday May 9th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 09, 1949?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on May 09, 1949.


May 09, 1949: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 09, 1949:

  • Louis II

    Prince of monaco (b. 1870).

  • Prince Louis

    Ii of monaco (born 1870).

  • Luigi II di Monaco
  • Vittorio D'Alessi
  • Luis II de Mónaco

What famous deaths happened on May 9th?

Famous deaths on May 9th:

  • Lena Horne
    Lena Horne

    American actress and singer with depth and character.

  • Alice Faye
    Alice Faye

    American actress and singer (d. 1998).

  • Marion Lorne
    Marion Lorne

    Actress (aunt clara bewitched), dies in 1981.

  • Alan King
    Alan King

    American screenwriter and producer of actors (d. 2004).

  • Elizabeth Wilson
    Elizabeth Wilson

    American actress (d. 2015).

  • Joahan Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

    German poet, philosopher, and playwright known for his works such as William Tell.

  • Elliett Grant Watson

    Renowned biologist known for contributions to evolutionary theory.

  • Elizabth Neuffer

    Renowned journalist known for her coverage of war and conflict zones.

  • Niquita Burrell

    American singer known for her soulful voice and hit songs.

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May 09, 1949: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 09, 1949:

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
  • Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
  • European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".

Saints celebrated on May 09, 1949:

  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
  • Saint Carolina
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May 09, 1949: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 09, 1949 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 9th and May 15th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 09, 1949: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 09, 1949 was Baby, It's Cold Outside by Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer, according to the music chart for the week May 9th and May 15th.

May 09, 1949: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 09, 1949 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 9th and May 15th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Baby, It's Cold Outside
  2. - Some Enchanted Evening

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May 09, 1949: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 09, 1949 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Jour de fête

Jour de fête

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Guy Decomble, Paul Frankeur, Santa Relli

Country: United States of America

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Jeff Corey, James Edwards, Lloyd Bridges, Douglas Dick

Streets of Laredo

Streets of Laredo

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Leslie Fenton

Starring: William Holden, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman, William Bendix

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

May 09, 1949: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 09, 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 09, 1949?

On May 09, 1949 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 09, 1949?

On May 09, 1949 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 09, 1949?

On May 09, 1949 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about May 9th?

May 9th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 9th 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 9th, such as:

  • 2019 - North korean missile testing: south korean military claims north korea launched an "unidentified" projectile into the sea. this marks the second north korean weapons test in one week.
  • 2018 - Terrorism and violence in indonesia: five officers were killed in a jakarta detention center for terrorists' revolt while a sixth was held hostage. negotiators agree to an audience with the rioters as well as aman abdurrahman (an inmate who heads isil in indonesia), according to a request.
  • 2017 - Syria-united states relations, turkey-united states relations: president donald trump approves an arms agreement with the syrian kurds to aid the syrian democratic forces against the islamic state of iraq (isil) despite opposition from turkey.

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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.

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Monday May 9, 1949