Sunday May 22, 1949: on this day

May 22, 1949 was the 142nd day of the year 1949, under the sign of Gemini and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is May 22, 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 22, 1949, who was born and died on May 22, 1949, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 22, 1949, which were the most popular songs (ex. Again by Doris Day), movies (e.g. Manhandled, directed by Lewis R. Foster), 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 22nd, 1949 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was May 22, 1949?

May 22, 1949 was a Sunday and it was the 142nd day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 22, 1949 can also be written as 5/22/1949 in the US and as 22/5/1949 in UK and Europe.


May 22, 1949: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 22, 1949:

  • After two months in bethesda naval hospital, james forrestal commits suicide, under circumstances that seem suspicious to many.

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May 22, 1949: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 22nd is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini 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 22, 1949: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 22, 1949 is Ox and the associated element is Earth.

Discover the Ox personality and how the Earth Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Discover the planets positions on May 22nd, 1949 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 22, 1949: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 22, 1949 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 22, 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 22, 1949 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 15% full, rising at 03:04 am and setting at 04:12 pm.

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 22, 1949?

Famous people born on May 22, 1949:

  • Cheryl Campbell

    English actress.

  • Valentin Inzko

    Austrian diplomat.

  • Ieuan Jones

    Welsh politician, deputy first minister for wales.

  • Antonio Di Grado
  • Nancy Hollister
  • Carlo Jacomuzzi
  • Gordon Jolley
  • Ania Marson
  • Raymond Martin
  • Derek Quinnell
  • Juan Verdugo
  • Manlio Vitale
  • Azuma Takashi
  • Gabriella Cristiani
  • Ángel Enrique Brandazza
  • Ángel Brandazza

Whose famous birthday is on May 22nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 22nd:

  • Naomi Campbell
    Naomi Campbell

    English actress, singer, model and author.

  • Bharat Gopy
    Bharat Gopy

    Renowned Malayalam film actor who appeared in numerous critically acclaimed films.

  • Charles Aznavour
    Charles Aznavour

    French music has been a rage for many decades, and it still has a loyal following.

  • Johnny Gill
    Johnny Gill

    Johnny gill is an r&b singer known for his solo career and as a member of the group new edition.

  • George Best
    George Best

    Footballer from northern ireland (d. 2005).

  • Lucy Gordon
    Lucy Gordon

    British actress and model (born 1980).

  • Susan Strasberg
    Susan Strasberg

    American actress, who made her film debut in 1954.

  • Richard Benjamin
    Richard Benjamin

    American actor, on-screen since 1969.

  • Alison Eastwood
    Alison Eastwood

    Clint eastwood's daughter; actress ("tightrope").

  • Paul Winfield
    Paul Winfield

    American actor (d. 2004).

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May 22, 1949: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 74 years 11 months old,

or 899 months

or 3909 weeks and 1 day old,

or 27364 days old,

if you were born on May 22, 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 22, 1949?

There are 30 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 22nd 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 22, 1949?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on May 22, 1949.


May 22, 1949: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 22, 1949:

  • Hans Erich Pfitzner

    Russian/german composer dies at the age of 80.

  • Klaus H T Mann

    German/us writer, turning point, dies at the age of 42.

  • James Vincent Forrestal

What famous deaths happened on May 22nd?

Famous deaths on May 22nd:

  • John Derek
    John Derek

    After his 1944 debut film, "since you were away," he was drafted into the military.

  • Margaret Rutherford
    Margaret Rutherford

    English actress (born in 1892).

  • Rocky Graziano
    Rocky Graziano

    American actor and boxer (d. 1990).

  • Joan Davis
    Joan Davis

    Actress joan (i married joan) dies at 53 from a heart attack.

  • Victor Hugo

    French poet, writer, novelist and essayist.

  • Joseth Roth

    Joseth Roth was an American novelist and short story writer who is best known for his novels American Pastoral and The Human Stain.

  • Kairyn Mack

    Renowned physicist known for groundbreaking research in quantum mechanics.

  • Johnchristopher Williams

    Renowned composer known for his film scores.

  • Dalessandro Manzoni

    An Italian novelist and poet, considered one of the greatest writers of the Italian language.

  • Harvin Langston

    Harvin Langston was an American poet and a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance.

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May 22, 1949: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 22, 1949:

  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
  • National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
  • National Maritime Day in the United States.([1])

Observances on May 22, 1949:

  • International Day for Biological Diversity

Saints celebrated on May 22, 1949:

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Saint Atto
  • Saint Emile
  • Saint Fulk
  • Saint Lupus
  • Saint Romanus
  • Saint Julia
  • Saint Renata of Bavaria
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May 22, 1949: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 22, 1949 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 16th and May 22nd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 22, 1949: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 22, 1949 was Again by Doris Day, according to the music chart for the week May 16th and May 22nd.

May 22, 1949: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 22, 1949 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 16th and May 22nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Again

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May 22, 1949: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 22, 1949 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



Release year: 1949

Directed by: Lewis R. Foster

Starring: Dan Duryea, Dorothy Lamour, Sterling Hayden, Irene Hervey

The Doolins of Oklahoma

The Doolins of Oklahoma

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Randolph Scott, George Macready, Louise Allbritton, John Ireland

Johnny Allegro

Johnny Allegro

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: George Raft, Nina Foch, George Macready, Will Geer

The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend

The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Rudy Vallee, Olga San Juan

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

May 22, 1949: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 22, 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 22, 1949?

On May 22, 1949 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 1949?

On May 22, 1949 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 1949?

On May 22, 1949 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about May 22nd?

May 22nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 22nd 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 22nd, such as:

  • 2019 - War in donbass - the ukrainian military reports that eight ukrainian soldiers were captured by prorussian fighters close to novotroyitske.
  • 2018 - Southern damascus offensive (april-may 2018, syria): the syrian government declares damascus, its environs "completely safe" after taking yarmouk camp from isil and hajar al aswad.
  • 2017 - 2017 manchester arena bombing: the greater manchester police (gmp), reported that there were deadly explosions at manchester arena, manchester, england. this happened at the conclusion of ariana grande's dangerous woman tour performance. (bbc) (the guardian). the gmp confirmed that at least 19 people were killed and 50 more injured, and is treating it as a terrorist attack. no one immediately claimed responsibility.

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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 22, 1949