May 23rd, 1958.

May 23rd, 1958, was a Friday. It was day 143 of 1958. The decade was the 1950s.

62 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since May 23rd, 1958.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Born on May 23rd, 1958.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Drew Carey: Actor.

Top song: May 23rd, 1958

The best-selling single on May 23rd, 1958 was "All I Have to Do Is Dream" by The Everly Brothers.

Take me back to May 23rd, 1958!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 23rd, 1958 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1958 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In music, the song "All I Have to Do Is Dream" by The Everly Brothers is the best-selling record at the moment. Dwight David Eisenhower is currently the President of the United States and Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

In fashion, women are sporting chemise dresses, sheaths, sack dresses and straight-cut suits. Short boxy jackets and shift dresses are also beginning to become popular. Meanwhile, a lot of men are sporting a "Teddy Boy" style that involves leather jackets, greased-back hair, extremely narrow trousers and velvet-collared jackets. Men are also wearing formal suits as daywear. Tailfins on cars are extremely popular at the moment. The design looks futuristic, almost like a rocket or the twin rudders on the back of an airplane. It's 1958, so radio stations and jukeboxes are playing songs from singers such as Domenico Modugno, The Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, David Seville, Perez Prado, Billy Vaughn, Perry Como and The Champs.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "You Bet Your Life", "Gunsmoke" and "Decoy". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Crusader Rabbit", "The Gumby Show" and "The Woody Woodpecker Show".

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 23rd, 1958.

  • Charles de Gaulle.

    Charles de Gaulle was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1958. De Gaulle was appointed as the Prime Minister of France in 1958 after the collapse of the Fourth Republic.

  • 1958 in music.

    The radio stations in 1958 were dominated by artists such as Domenico Modugno, The Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, David Seville, Perez Prado, Billy Vaughn, Perry Como and The Champs.

  • Movies from 1958.

    The most popular movies in 1958 were South Pacific, Auntie Mame, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, No Time for Sergeants, Gigi, The Vikings and The Young Lions.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 62 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since May 23rd, 1958.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1958.
  • Leap Year: 1958 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 23rd, 1958, will be 62 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1958 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 23rd, 1958.

  • April 28th, 1958: The final episode of the "Adventures of Superman" is aired.
  • May 3rd, 1958: Soccer: Two goals from Nat Lofthouse helps Bolton Wanderers to secure a 2-0 victory over Manchester United in the 1958 FA Cup Final.
  • May 9th, 1958: Alfred Hitchcock's psychological thriller film "Vertigo" is released in movie theaters.
  • May 13th, 1958: A political uprising begins place in Algiers, starting the May 1958 crisis in France.
  • This date: May 23rd, 1958
  • May 24th, 1958: May 1958 coup: Oparation Corse: French paratroopers from Algeria take control of the island of Corsica.
  • May 29th, 1958: French politicians call on Charles de Gaulle to return to power following an ultimatum from the French Army.
  • May 31st, 1958: Pizza Hut is founded.
  • June 8th, 1958: The 1958 FIFA World Cup begins in Sweden.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 23rd, 1958, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1958 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 23rd, 1958 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

Photos of 1950s fashion.

Photographs of 1950s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1950s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on May 23rd, 1958.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1958.

  • Leave It to Beaver
  • The Woody Woodpecker Show
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Father Knows Best
  • Lassie
  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 23rd of May.

  • May 23rd, 1908: John Bardeen (American physicist) (Deceased)
  • May 23rd, 1950: Bill Barr (US Attorney General) turned 8 on this day in 1958.
  • May 23rd, 1965: Melissa McBride (Actress) was born exactly 7 years after this date.
  • May 23rd, 1991: Aaron Donald (NFL player) was born exactly 33 years after this date.
  • May 23rd, 1999: James Charles (Internet personality) was born exactly 41 years after this date.

US President.

Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on May 23rd, 1958.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 23rd, 1958.

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 23rd, 1958 was most likely conceived around the 13th of August, 1957.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 23rd, 1958 is close to the 2nd of March, 1959.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 23rd, 1958.

  • A total of 22,997 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,285 weeks have passed.
  • 1,986,940,800 seconds have passed since the May 23rd, 1958.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,318,097,600 times.
  • Since May 23rd, 1958, the earth has travelled approximately 1,025,261,452,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 331,156,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 170,876,909 steps. That's about 75,945 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,843,290 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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