May 12th, 1956

May 12th, 1956, fell on a Saturday. It was day 133 of 1956. The decade was the 1950s.

64 years, 8 months and 11 days have passed since May 12th, 1956.



Fictional Date

May 12th, 1956 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:

  • Homer Simpson is born.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 64 years, 8 months and 11 days have passed since May 12th, 1956.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 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 May 12th, 1956, will be 64 years of age.
  • People born in 1956 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 12th, 1956:

  • April 16th, 1956: Buddy Holly releases his debut single "Love Me".
  • April 27th, 1956: Boxer Rocky Marciano announces his retirement, having gone undefeated at 49-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 12th, 1956, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1956 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 12th, 1956 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 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 12th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on May 12th, 1956?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 12th, 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 May 12th, 1956 was probably conceived around the 3rd of August, 1955. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 12th, 1956 is the 19th of February, 1957. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 12th, 1956.

  • 23,632 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,041,808,400 seconds have passed since the May 12th, 1956.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,382,109,800 times.
  • Since May 12th, 1956, earth has travelled approximately 1,053,573,134,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 340,301,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 175,595,522 steps. That's about 78,042 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,501,701 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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