3rd of February, 1959

The 3rd of February, 1959, fell on a Tuesday. Day 34 of 1959. Decade: 1950s.

61 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since the 3rd of February, 1959.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 3rd of February, 1959:

  • Buddy Holly is killed in a plane crash.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 61 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since the 3rd of February, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of February, 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 the 3rd of February, 1959:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 3rd of February, 1959, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of February, 1959 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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 3rd of February:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 3rd of February, 1959.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of February, 1959 was probably conceived around the 26th of April, 1958. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of February, 1959 is the 13th of November, 1959. (Rough Estimate).

3rd of February

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of February:

  • 3rd of February, 1966: Soviet spacecraft Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.
  • 3rd of February, 2006: An Egyptian passenger ferry carrying 1400 people sinks in the Red Sea. Only 388 people are rescued
  • 3rd of February, 1989: Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner is overthrown in a coup.
  • 3rd of February, 1993: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) is released.
  • 3rd of February, 1998: Rapper "Fat Pat" is shot dead in Houston, Texas.
  • 3rd of February, 2002: Super Bowl XXXVI: The New England Patriots defeat the St. Louis Rams by 20-17 at the Louisiana Superdome.
  • 3rd of February, 2008: Super Bowl XLII: The New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots by 17-14 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
  • 3rd of February, 2012: Irish journalist Jonathan Spollen goes missing in Rishikesh, India.
  • 3rd of February, 2012: The English FA strips John Terry of the captaincy.
  • 3rd of February, 2013: Super Bowl XLVII occurs at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans: The Baltimore Ravens defeat the San Francisco 49ers and Beyonce performs at the halftime show.
  • 3rd of February, 2015: Release date for Bob Dylan's album Shadows in the Night.
  • 3rd of February, 2016: The PC game "American Truck Simulator" is released.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of February, 1959.

  • 22,297 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,926,460,800 seconds have passed since the 3rd of February, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,247,537,600 times.
  • Since the 3rd of February, 1959, earth has travelled approximately 994,053,772,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 321,076,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 165,675,629 steps. That's about 73,634 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,117,530 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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