October 9th, 1958

October 9th, 1958, fell on a Thursday. It was day 282 of 1958. The decade was the 1950s.

61 years, 11 months and 12 days have passed since October 9th, 1958.

On This Date

Events that occurred on October 9th, 1958:

  • Pope Pius XII passes away.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 61 years, 11 months and 12 days have passed since October 9th, 1958.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1958.
  • Leap Year: 1958 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 9th, 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 October 9th, 1958:

  • September 10th, 1958: American broadway performer Pearl Eaton is found murdered at her apartment in Manhattan Beach.
  • October 28th, 1958: Pope John XXIII: Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli becomes the new pope.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 9th, 1958, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1958 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 9th, 1958 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

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.

"The Rifleman" - "The Huckleberry Hound Show" - "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 9th of October:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on October 9th, 1958.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 9th, 1958 was probably conceived around the 30th of December, 1957. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 9th, 1958 is the 19th of July, 1959. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 9th, 1958.

  • 22,629 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,955,142,000 seconds have passed since the October 9th, 1958.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,280,999,000 times.
  • Since October 9th, 1958, earth has travelled approximately 1,008,853,272,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 325,857,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 168,142,212 steps. That's about 74,730 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,461,704 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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