March 19th, 1955

March 19th, 1955, fell on a Saturday. It was day 78 of 1955. The decade was the 1950s.

66 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since March 19th, 1955.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Bruce Willis: Actor.


Top song: March 19th, 1955

The best-selling single on this exact date.

  • The most popular song on March 19th, 1955 was "Sincerely" by The McGuire Sisters.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 19th, 1955 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has arrived and the days have become longer. St. Patrick's Day of 1955 has recently come and gone. In music, the song "Sincerely" by The McGuire Sisters is the best-selling record at the moment.

Dwight David Eisenhower is currently the President of the United States and Winston Churchill is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. It's 1955, so radio stations and jukeboxes are playing songs from artists such as Perez Prado, Bill Haley & His Comets, Mitch Miller, Roger Williams, Les Baxter, Bill Hayes, The Four Aces, The McGuire Sisters and Pat Boone. In fashion, women are sporting chemise dresses, sheaths, sack dresses and straight-cut suits. Short boxy jackets and shift dresses are also beginning to become popular. Meanwhile, a lot of men are sporting a "Teddy Boy" style that involves leather jackets, greased-back hair, extremely narrow trousers and velvet-collared jackets. Men are also wearing formal suits as daywear.

Tailfins on cars are extremely popular at the moment. The design looks futuristic, almost like a rocket or the twin rudders on the back of an airplane. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Gene Autry Show", "I Love Lucy", "The Roy Rogers Show" and "Life with Elizabeth". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry", "Adventures of Superman" and "Father Knows Best".

Popular toys include the likes of "Mr. Potato Head".


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 March 19th, 1955.

  • Harlow Curtice.

    General Motors President Harlow Curtice was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1955 after his company became the first US company to earn US$1 billion in a single year.

  • 1955 in music.

    The radio stations in 1955 were dominated by artists such as Perez Prado, Bill Haley & His Comets, Mitch Miller, Roger Williams, Les Baxter, Bill Hayes, The Four Aces, The McGuire Sisters and Pat Boone.

  • Movies from 1955.

    The most popular movies of 1955 included the likes of Cinerama Holiday, Mister Roberts, Battle Cry, "Oklahoma!", Guys and Dolls, Lady and the Tramp and Picnic.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 66 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since March 19th, 1955.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1955.
  • Leap Year: 1955 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 19th, 1955, will be 66 years of age.
  • People born in 1955 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 19th, 1955:

  • This date: March 19th, 1955
  • March 23rd, 1955: The last episode of "I Married Joan" is aired.
  • April 10th, 1955: The drama film "East of Eden", starring Julie Harris and James Dean, is released in movie theaters.
  • April 18th, 1955: Albert Einstein passes away.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 19th, 1955, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1955 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 19th, 1955 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Annie Oakley - American Western series that fictionalizes the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
  • Life with Elizabeth - Starring Betty White as Elizabeth and Del Moore as her husband Alvin.
  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • I Married Joan - Comedy about the scatterbrained wife of judge Bradley Stevens.
  • Our Miss Brooks - Sitcom about a high school teacher called Constance "Connie" Brooks.
  • My Little Margie - Comedy series about 21-year-old Margie Albright and her widowed father Charles Farrell.
  • The Roy Rogers Show - American Western television series about a ranch owner called Roy Rogers.
  • I Love Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Sky King - Western series starring Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters and Ron Hagerthy.
  • The Jack Benny Program - 25-minute-long situation comedy series that broadcast on CBS.
  • The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - TV series that broadcast on CBS.
  • You Bet Your Life - Comedy quiz series hosted by Groucho Marx.

1955 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1955.

  • Father Knows Best
  • Lassie
  • Adventures of Superman
  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

1955 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1955:

  • Mr. Potato Head

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 19th of March:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 19th of March:

  • St. Joseph's Day

US President

Who was the US President on March 19th, 1955?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 19th, 1955?

  • Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 19th, 1955 was probably conceived around the 9th of June, 1954. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 19th, 1955 is the 27th of December, 1955. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 19th, 1955.

  • 24,139 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,085,606,000 seconds have passed since the March 19th, 1955.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,433,207,000 times.
  • Since March 19th, 1955, earth has travelled approximately 1,076,172,696,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 347,601,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 179,362,116 steps. That's about 79,716 miles!
  • Since this date, 25,027,272 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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