July 8th, 1958

July 8th, 1958, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 189 of 1958. The decade was the 1950s.

62 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since July 8th, 1958.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Kevin Bacon: Actor.


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on July 8th, 1958.

  • The Hula Hoop.

    The "Hula Hoop" was heavily marketed in the United States during July of 1958. It was during this month that it became a major fad. Over the course of a few months, over 20 million hula hoops were sold.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 62 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since July 8th, 1958.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 1958.
  • Leap Year: 1958 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 8th, 1958, will be 62 years of age.
  • People born in 1958 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 8th, 1958:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 8th, 1958, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1958 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 8th, 1958 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

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
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of July:


US President

Who was the US President on July 8th, 1958?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 8th, 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 July 8th, 1958 was probably conceived around the 28th of September, 1957. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 8th, 1958 is the 17th of April, 1959. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 8th, 1958.

  • 22,843 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,973,638,800 seconds have passed since the July 8th, 1958.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,302,578,600 times.
  • Since July 8th, 1958, earth has travelled approximately 1,018,397,620,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 328,939,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 169,732,937 steps. That's about 75,437 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,683,666 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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