May 12th, 1955

May 12th, 1955, fell on a Thursday. It was day 132 of 1955. The decade was the 1950s.

65 years, 5 months and 18 days have passed since May 12th, 1955.

Fictional Date

May 12th, 1955 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:

  • The birth date of Homer Simpson.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 65 years, 5 months and 18 days have passed since May 12th, 1955.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1955.
  • Leap Year: 1955 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 12th, 1955, will be 65 years of age.
  • People born in 1955 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 12th, 1955:

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 12th, 1955, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1955 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 12th, 1955 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1955 - Kid's TV

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

"Father Knows Best" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"

1955 - Toys & Games

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

  • Mr. Potato Head

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of May:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on May 12th, 1955.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 12th, 1955 was probably conceived around the 2nd of August, 1954. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 12th, 1955 is the 19th of February, 1956. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 12th, 1955.

  • 23,913 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,066,086,800 seconds have passed since the May 12th, 1955.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,410,434,600 times.
  • Since May 12th, 1955, earth has travelled approximately 1,066,100,788,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 344,347,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 177,683,465 steps. That's about 78,970 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,793,042 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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