January 1st, 1959

January 1st, 1959, fell on a Thursday. Day 1 of 1959. Decade: 1950s.

61 years, 5 months and 5 days have passed since January 1st, 1959.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 1st, 1959:

  • The Cuban Revolution ends when Cuban president Fulgencio Batista and his government ministers flee the country.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 61 years, 5 months and 5 days have passed since January 1st, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 1st, 1959, will be 61 years of age.
  • People born in 1959 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 1st, 1959:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 1st, 1959, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 1st, 1959 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

1959 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1959.

"The Rifleman" - "The Huckleberry Hound Show" - "Leave It to Beaver" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Father Knows Best" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1959 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1959:

  • Crater Critters

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on January 1st, 1959.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 1st, 1959 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 1958. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 1st, 1959 is the 11th of October, 1959. (Rough Estimate).

1st of January

Events that have occurred on the 1st of January:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 1st, 1959.

  • 22,438 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,938,639,600 seconds have passed since the January 1st, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,261,746,200 times.
  • Since January 1st, 1959, earth has travelled approximately 1,000,338,033,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 323,106,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 166,723,006 steps. That's about 74,099 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,263,675 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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