August 18th, 1955

August 18th, 1955, fell on a Thursday. It was day 230 of 1955. The decade was the 1950s.

64 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since August 18th, 1955.

On This Date

Events that occurred on August 18th, 1955:

  • Albert Einstein passes away.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 64 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since August 18th, 1955.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1955.
  • Leap Year: 1955 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 18th, 1955, will be 64 years of age.
  • People born in 1955 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 18th, 1955, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1955 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 18th, 1955 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 18th of August:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on August 18th, 1955.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 18th, 1955 was probably conceived around the 8th of November, 1954. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 18th, 1955 is the 27th of May, 1956. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 18th, 1955.

  • 23,731 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,050,358,400 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 1955.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,392,084,800 times.
  • Since August 18th, 1955, earth has travelled approximately 1,057,984,934,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 341,726,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 176,330,822 steps. That's about 78,369 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,604,301 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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