December 8th, 1955

December 8th, 1955, fell on a Thursday. It was day 342 of 1955. The decade was the 1950s.

65 years, 1 months and 14 days have passed since December 8th, 1955.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 65 years, 1 months and 14 days have passed since December 8th, 1955.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1955.
  • Leap Year: 1955 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 8th, 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 December 8th, 1955:

  • December 1st, 1955: Activist Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to white passengers.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 8th, 1955, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1955 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 8th, 1955 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might 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.
  • 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.

  • Captain Kangaroo
  • 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 8th of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

US President

Who was the US President on December 8th, 1955?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 8th, 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 December 8th, 1955 was probably conceived around the 28th of February, 1955. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 8th, 1955 is the 16th of September, 1956. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 8th, 1955.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 8th, 1955.

  • 23,787 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,055,196,800 seconds have passed since the December 8th, 1955.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,397,729,600 times.
  • Since December 8th, 1955, earth has travelled approximately 1,060,481,548,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 342,532,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 176,746,925 steps. That's about 78,554 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,662,362 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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