August 29th, 1958

August 29th, 1958, fell on a Friday. It was day 241 of 1958. The decade was the 1950s.

61 years, 10 months and 6 days have passed since August 29th, 1958.

On This Date

Events that occurred on August 29th, 1958:

  • The 1958 Notting Hill race riots begin.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Michael Jackson: Singer.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 61 years, 10 months and 6 days have passed since August 29th, 1958.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1958.
  • Leap Year: 1958 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 29th, 1958, will be 61 years of age.
  • People born in 1958 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 29th, 1958:

  • August 14th, 1958: 99 people die when KLM Flight 607-E crashes off the coast of Shannon Airport in Ireland.
  • September 10th, 1958: American broadway performer Pearl Eaton is found murdered at her apartment in Manhattan Beach.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 29th, 1958, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1958 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 29th, 1958 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

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

  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - 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 August:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 22,590 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,951,776,000 seconds have passed since the August 29th, 1958.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,277,072,000 times.
  • Since August 29th, 1958, earth has travelled approximately 1,007,116,416,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 325,296,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 167,852,736 steps. That's about 74,601 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,421,312 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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