January 20th, 1956

January 20th, 1956, fell on a Friday. It was day 20 of 1956. The decade was the 1950s.

65 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since January 20th, 1956.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Bill Maher: Talkshow host.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 65 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since January 20th, 1956.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1956.
  • Leap Year: 1956 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on January 20th, 1956, will be 65 years of age.
  • People born in 1956 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 20th, 1956:

  • December 26th, 1955: NFL: The Cleveland Browns defeat the Los Angeles Rams 38-14 to win the 1955 NFL Championship Game.
  • January 8th, 1956: Five Evangelical Christian missionaries from the United States are killed by the Huaorani people of the rain forest of Ecuador.
  • This date: January 20th, 1956
  • January 28th, 1956: Elvis Presley performs on TV for the first time.
  • January 30th, 1956: The home of African American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is bombed.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 20th, 1956, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1956 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 20th, 1956 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

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.

1956 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1956.

  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Father Knows Best
  • Lassie
  • Adventures of Superman
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on January 20th, 1956?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 20th, 1956?

  • 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 January 20th, 1956 was probably conceived around the 12th of April, 1955. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 20th, 1956 is the 29th of October, 1956. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 20th, 1956.

  • 23,782 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,054,764,800 seconds have passed since the January 20th, 1956.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,397,225,600 times.
  • Since January 20th, 1956, earth has travelled approximately 1,060,258,636,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 342,460,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 176,709,773 steps. That's about 78,538 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,657,178 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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