May 12th, 1959

May 12th, 1959, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 132 of 1959. The decade was the 1950s.

61 years, 6 months and 15 days have passed since May 12th, 1959.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 12th, 1959:

  • Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher are married a year after they started an extramarital affair.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 61 years, 6 months and 15 days have passed since May 12th, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 12th, 1959, will be 61 years of age.
  • People born in 1959 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 12th, 1959, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 12th, 1959 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 12th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on May 12th, 1959?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 12th, 1959?

  • Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 12th, 1959 was probably conceived around the 2nd of August, 1958. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 12th, 1959 is the 19th of February, 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 May 12th, 1959.

  • 22,480 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,942,275,600 seconds have passed since the May 12th, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,265,988,200 times.
  • Since May 12th, 1959, earth has travelled approximately 1,002,214,209,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 323,712,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 167,035,702 steps. That's about 74,238 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,307,307 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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