August 18th, 1955

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

65 years, 5 months and 4 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:

  • 65 years, 5 months and 4 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 65 years of age.
  • People born in 1955 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 18th, 1955:


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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Cisco Kid - American Western drama series starring Duncan Renaldo.
  • The Lone Ranger - American Western drama TV series.
  • 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
  • Adventures of Superman
  • 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 August 18th, 1955?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 18th, 1955?

  • Sir Anthony Eden 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 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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 23,899 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,064,877,200 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 1955.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,409,023,400 times.
  • Since August 18th, 1955, earth has travelled approximately 1,065,476,635,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 344,146,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 177,579,439 steps. That's about 78,924 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,778,526 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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