January 31st, 1953

January 31st, 1953, fell on a Saturday. It was day 31 of 1953. The decade was the 1950s.

67 years, 7 months and 19 days have passed since January 31st, 1953.

On This Date

Events that occurred on January 31st, 1953:

  • The North Sea flood of 1953 kills 2,551 people in the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom.

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 January 31st, 1953.

  • 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 67 years, 7 months and 19 days have passed since January 31st, 1953.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1953.
  • Leap Year: 1953 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 31st, 1953, will be 67 years of age.
  • People born in 1953 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 31st, 1953:

  • January 20th, 1953: Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the 34th President of the United States.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 31st, 1953, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1953 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 31st, 1953 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1953 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1953.

"Looney Tunes"

1953 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1953:

  • Mr. Potato Head

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of January:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on January 31st, 1953.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 31st, 1953 was probably conceived around the 23rd of April, 1952. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 31st, 1953 is the 10th of November, 1953. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 31st, 1953.

  • 24,704 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,134,422,000 seconds have passed since the January 31st, 1953.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,490,159,000 times.
  • Since January 31st, 1953, earth has travelled approximately 1,101,361,752,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 355,737,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 183,560,292 steps. That's about 81,582 miles!
  • Since this date, 25,613,064 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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