April 1st, 1959

April 1st, 1959, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 91 of 1959. The decade was the 1950s.

61 years, 4 months and 7 days have passed since April 1st, 1959.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 1st, 1959:

  • The Vietnam War begins.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 61 years, 4 months and 7 days have passed since April 1st, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 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 April 1st, 1959:

  • March 9th, 1959: The Barbie doll first appears at a toy fair in New York..

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 1st, 1959, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 1st, 1959 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

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

  • Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
  • 77 Sunset Strip - Private detective drama series.
  • 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.

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 April:


Holidays

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

  • April Fools' Day
  • Islamic Republic Day (Iran)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 1st, 1959 was probably conceived around the 22nd of June, 1958. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 1st, 1959 is the 9th of January, 1960. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 22,411 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,936,306,800 seconds have passed since the April 1st, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,259,024,600 times.
  • Since April 1st, 1959, earth has travelled approximately 999,134,308,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 322,717,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 166,522,385 steps. That's about 74,010 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,235,682 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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