July 29th, 1958

July 29th, 1958, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 210 of 1958. The decade was the 1950s.

62 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since July 29th, 1958.

On This Date

Events that occurred on July 29th, 1958:

  • NASA is formally created.

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 29th, 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, 1 months and 24 days have passed since July 29th, 1958.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1958.
  • Leap Year: 1958 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 29th, 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 29th, 1958:

  • July 11th, 1958: Scottish serial killer Peter Manuel is hanged.
  • July 12th, 1958: The Beatles have their first recording session.
  • August 14th, 1958: 99 people die when KLM Flight 607-E crashes off the coast of Shannon Airport in Ireland.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 29th, 1958, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1958 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 29th, 1958 falls under the Salmon.
  • 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.

  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - American western series.
  • Have Gun - Will Travel - American western series.
  • 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 29th of July:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on July 29th, 1958.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 29th, 1958 was probably conceived around the 19th of October, 1957. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 29th, 1958 is the 8th of May, 1959. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 29th, 1958.

  • 22,701 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,961,366,400 seconds have passed since the July 29th, 1958.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,288,260,800 times.
  • Since July 29th, 1958, earth has travelled approximately 1,012,065,062,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 326,894,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 168,677,510 steps. That's about 74,968 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,536,397 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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