October 4th, 1957

October 4th, 1957, fell on a Friday. Day 277 of 1957. Decade: 1950s.

62 years, 8 months and 3 days have passed since October 4th, 1957.

On This Date

Events that occurred on October 4th, 1957:

  • Russia's Sputnik 1 is launched into space. This was the first artificial Earth satellite to be launched into space

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Russell Simmons: Business magnate.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 62 years, 8 months and 3 days have passed since October 4th, 1957.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1957.
  • Leap Year: 1957 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 4th, 1957, will be 62 years of age.
  • People born in 1957 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 4th, 1957:

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 4th, 1957, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1957 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 4th, 1957 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

1957 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1957.

"Leave It to Beaver" - "The Woody Woodpecker Show" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Father Knows Best" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of October:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on October 4th, 1957.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 4th, 1957 was probably conceived around the 25th of December, 1956. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 4th, 1957 is the 14th of July, 1958. (Rough Estimate).

4th of October

Events that have occurred on the 4th of October:

  • October 4th, 1960: 62 people are killed when Eastern Air Lines Flight 375 crashes on takeoff at Logan International Airport in Boston.
  • October 4th, 1970: Singer-songwriter Janis Joplin is found dead after a suspected heroin overdose.
  • October 4th, 1993: Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders the army to storm parliament.
  • October 4th, 2003: Twenty-one Israelis are killed when a suicide bomber attacks the "Maxim" restaurant in Haifa, Israel.
  • October 4th, 2006: Wikileaks is launched.
  • October 4th, 1985: The movie Commando (1985), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, is released in cinemas.
  • October 4th, 1990: The first episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired on television.
  • October 4th, 2004: Nginx is released.
  • October 4th, 2011: A 10-month-old baby called Lisa Irwin goes missing from her home in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • October 4th, 2012: American blog Gawker releases a sex tape of Hulk Hogan and Heather Clem.
  • October 4th, 2013: The film Gravity (2013) is released in movie theaters.
  • October 4th, 2015: Football: Brendan Rodgers is sacked as manager of Liverpool.
  • October 4th, 2018: Former Death Row CEO Suge Knight is sentenced to 28 years in prison for the killing of Terry Carter.
  • October 4th, 2019: The movie Joker (2019) is released in movie theaters.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 4th, 1957.

  • 22,892 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,977,868,800 seconds have passed since the October 4th, 1957.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,307,513,600 times.
  • Since October 4th, 1957, earth has travelled approximately 1,020,580,300,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 329,644,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 170,096,717 steps. That's about 75,599 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,734,426 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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