Sunday May 15, 1949: on this day

May 15, 1949 was the 135th day of the year 1949, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is May 15, 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 15, 1949, who was born and died on May 15, 1949, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 15, 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 15th, 1949 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was May 15, 1949?

May 15, 1949 was a Sunday and it was the 135th day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 15, 1949 can also be written as 5/15/1949 in the US and as 15/5/1949 in UK and Europe.


May 15, 1949: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 15th 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 15, 1949: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 15, 1949 is Ox and the associated element is Earth.

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May 15, 1949: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 15, 1949 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 15, 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 15, 1949 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 80% full, rising at 11:08 pm and setting at 08:51 am.

The previous full moon was on May 12, 1949 while the next full moon would come on Jun 10, 1949.

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Who was born on May 15, 1949?

Famous people born on May 15, 1949:

  • Teva Jaffe

    American poet and professor known for her impactful poetry.

  • Olga Broumas

    Greek-American poet acclaimed for her lyrical and evocative poetry.

  • Frank L. Culbertson Jr.

    American captain, pilot, and astronaut.

  • Robert S.J. Sparks

    English geologist and academic.

  • Bruce Marshall

    American astrologer.

  • Eric J Beekes

    Actor / singer (hunk).

  • Frank L Culbertson Jr in Charleston

    South carolina, usa; commander us navy/astronaut (sts-38).

  • George Adams

    American basketball player who played for san diego's pro basketball team three times, starting in 1972.

  • Jean-François Hory

    French politician of radical left.

  • Bernard Moninot

    French sculptor, professor at a%0cole national supa(c).

  • Hajo Banzhaf

    German professional astrologer.

  • Leena Luostarinen
  • Raquel Giscafré
  • Mario Guarnera
  • Renato Cinquegranella

Whose famous birthday is on May 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 15th:

  • Madhuri Dixit
    Madhuri Dixit

    Madhuri dixit is an indian actress known for her iconic performances in bollywood films such as dil to pagal hai, devdas, and hum aapke hain...

  • L. Frank Baum
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  • Andy Murray
    Andy Murray

    Scottish professional tennis player, ranked no.

  • James Mason
    James Mason

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Ayub Khan
    Ayub Khan

    Ayub khan was a pakistani statesman who served as the second president of pakistan, known for his military dictatorship and economic...

  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler
    Jamie-Lynn Sigler

    Jamie-lynn sigler is an american actress and singer best known for her role as meadow soprano on the television series the sopranos.

  • Madeleine Albright
    Madeleine Albright

    Czech-american political scientist, government employee, and the first woman to be named secretary of state in december 1996.

  • Ursula Thiess
    Ursula Thiess

    German actress who has been seen onscreen since 1953, in leading roles in mainly german films.

  • Chazz Palminteri
    Chazz Palminteri

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

  • Joseph Cotten
    Joseph Cotten

    American actor on the radio, film and stage.

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May 15, 1949: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 74 years 11 months old,

or 899 months and 7 days old,

or 3910 weeks and 1 day old,

or 27371 days old,

if you were born on May 15, 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 15, 1949?

There are 23 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 15th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 15, 1949?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on May 15, 1949.


May 15, 1949: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 15, 1949:

  • Erich Goede
  • Mary Antin
  • Henri Beau
  • Peter Maurin

What famous deaths happened on May 15th?

Famous deaths on May 15th:

  • Bekim Fehmiu
    Bekim Fehmiu

    Bekim Fehmiu was a renowned Yugoslav actor and entrepreneur who founded several successful businesses.

  • June Carter Cash
    June Carter Cash

    American singer and musician (born 1929).

  • Fred Willard
    Fred Willard

    Fred willard is an american comedian known for his roles in comedic films and tv shows, including 'anchorman' and 'best in show'.

  • Gilbert Roland
    Gilbert Roland

    Mexican-american actor armand in camille, who was born 1905, dies.

  • Wynne Gibson
    Wynne Gibson

    Actor (night after night, aggie appleby).

  • Andrew Duggan
    Andrew Duggan

    Actor (jigsaw firehouse), is diagnosed with cancer at the age of 64.

  • Tyrone Guthrie
    Tyrone Guthrie

    British producer, director, and writer (born 1900).

  • Chaselyn Dickinson

    Chaselyn Dickinson was a highly influential American poet of the 19th century, known for her unique and innovative poetic style that...

  • Adalei Dickinson

    Adalei Dickinson was a pioneering American poet known for her innovative and introspective style.

  • Emily Dickinson

    American poet, widely regarded as the greatest female poet of english.

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May 15, 1949: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 15, 1949:

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
  • Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
  • United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
  • International day of families.
  • Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
  • Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.

Saints celebrated on May 15, 1949:

  • Saint Dymphna
  • Saint Achillius
  • Saint Gerebern
  • Saint Isidore the Labourer
  • Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
  • Saint Reticius
  • Saint Denise
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May 15, 1949: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 15, 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 15, 1949: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 15, 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 15, 1949: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 15, 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 15, 1949: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 15, 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 15, 1949: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 15, 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 15, 1949?

On May 15, 1949 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 1949?

On May 15, 1949 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 15, 1949?

On May 15, 1949 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about May 15th?

May 15th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 15th 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 15th, such as:

  • 2019 - In an ambush close to the malian border, at least 17 niger armed forces soldiers were killed by militants. six more soldiers have been evacuated to hospital, while 11 others are still missing. none of the groups has claimed responsibility.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. the israeli army reported that around 4,000 palestinians are protesting at five locations near the gaza border. they were throwing molotov cocktails at soldiers and setting fire to cars. two protesters are killed by the israeli army. more than 100 others are injured or injures by live fire and teargas.
  • 2017 - Western digital files an arbitration appeal to stop toshiba memory, its chip-making partner, from selling toshiba memory.

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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.

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