November 12th, 1955

November 12th, 1955, fell on a Saturday. It was day 316 of 1955. The decade was the 1950s.

65 years, 5 months and 9 days have passed since November 12th, 1955.



Fictional Date

November 12th, 1955 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:

  • Back to the Future (1985): This is the date that Doc and Marty travel back in time to.

Top song: November 12th, 1955

The best-selling single on this exact date.

  • The most popular song on November 12th, 1955 was "Autumn Leaves" by Roger Williams.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 12th, 1955 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In music, the song "Autumn Leaves" by Roger Williams is the best-selling record at the moment. Dwight David Eisenhower is currently the President of the United States and Sir Anthony Eden 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 "What's My Line?", "You Bet Your Life", "Our Miss Brooks" and "Gunsmoke". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry", "Lassie" and "Father Knows Best". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 November 12th, 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.
  • 65 years, 5 months and 9 days have passed since November 12th, 1955.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 of 1955.
  • Leap Year: 1955 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 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 November 12th, 1955:

  • October 31st, 1955: Princess Margaret calls off her wedding to Peter Townsend.
  • November 3rd, 1955: The musical film "Guys and Dolls", starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, and Vivian Blaine, is released in movie theaters.
  • This date: November 12th, 1955
  • December 1st, 1955: Activist Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to white passengers.
  • December 10th, 1955: The first episode of "Mighty Mouse Playhouse" is broadcast on CBS.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 12th, 1955, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1955 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 12th, 1955 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

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

  • Fury - American Western series about ranch operator Jim Newton and his adopted son Joey Clark.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • Annie Oakley - American Western series that fictionalizes the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • Our Miss Brooks - Sitcom about a high school teacher called Constance "Connie" Brooks.
  • 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.
  • The Colgate Comedy Hour - Comedy-musical that featured various comedians and entertainers.

1955 - Kid's TV

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

  • Captain Kangaroo
  • 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 12th of November:


US President

Who was the US President on November 12th, 1955?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 12th, 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 November 12th, 1955 was probably conceived around the 2nd of February, 1955. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 12th, 1955 is the 21st of August, 1956. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 23,903 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,065,215,600 seconds have passed since the November 12th, 1955.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,409,418,200 times.
  • Since November 12th, 1955, earth has travelled approximately 1,065,651,249,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 344,202,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 177,608,542 steps. That's about 78,937 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,782,587 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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