January 1st, 1958

January 1st, 1958, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 1 of 1958. The decade was the 1950s.

63 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since January 1st, 1958.

On This Date

Events that occurred on January 1st, 1958:

  • The European Economic Community (EEC) is established.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Grandmaster Flash: American hip hop recording artist and DJ.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 63 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since January 1st, 1958.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1958.
  • Leap Year: 1958 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 1st, 1958, will be 63 years of age.
  • People born in 1958 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 1st, 1958:

  • December 4th, 1957: 90 people are killed when two trains collide near Lewisham in London.
  • December 12th, 1957: Jerry Lee Lewis marries his 13-year-old cousin.
  • December 29th, 1957: NFL: The Detroit Lions defeat the Cleveland Browns by 59-14 to win the 1957 NFL Championship Game.
  • This date: January 1st, 1958
  • January 28th, 1958: Baseball player Roy Campanella is paralyzed in a car accident.
  • January 31st, 1958: The United States launches its first satellite "Explorer 1"..

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 1st, 1958, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1958 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 1st, 1958 falls under the Goose.
  • 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.

  • Decoy - Crime drama about undercover police officer Casey Jones.
  • Maverick - American Western series about two brothers called Bret and Bart Maverick.
  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - American western series.
  • Have Gun - Will Travel - American western series.
  • Tonight Starring Jack Paar - Talk show hosted by Jack Paar.
  • Fury - American Western series about ranch operator Jim Newton and his adopted son Joey Clark.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • 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.

1958 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1958.

  • Leave It to Beaver
  • The Woody Woodpecker Show
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Father Knows Best
  • Lassie
  • Adventures of Superman
  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

US President

Who was the US President on January 1st, 1958?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 1st, 1958?

  • Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 1st, 1958 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 1957. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 1st, 1958 is the 11th of October, 1958. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 1st, 1958.

  • 23,073 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,993,507,200 seconds have passed since the January 1st, 1958.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,325,758,400 times.
  • Since January 1st, 1958, earth has travelled approximately 1,028,649,715,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 332,251,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 171,441,619 steps. That's about 76,196 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,922,086 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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