12th of May, 1959

The 12th of May, 1959, fell on a Tuesday. Day 132 of 1959. Decade: 1950s.

61 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since the 12th of May, 1959.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 12th of May, 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, 0 months and 16 days have passed since the 12th of May, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of May, 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 the 12th of May, 1959, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of May, 1959 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 12th of May, 1959.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of May, 1959 was probably conceived around the 2nd of August, 1958. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of May, 1959 is the 19th of February, 1960. (Rough Estimate).

12th of May

Events that have occurred on the 12th of May:

  • 12th of May, 1932: The "Lindbergh Baby", Charles Lindbergh Jr., is found dead in Hopewell, New Jersey
  • 12th of May, 1981: Provisional IRA hunger striker Francis Hughes dies in prison.
  • 12th of May, 1989: The San Bernardino train disaster kills four people.
  • 12th of May, 1989: See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • 12th of May, 2008: An 8.0 magnitude earthquake results in nearly 70,000 deaths in Sichuan, China
  • 12th of May, 2015: 8 people are killed after a train derails in Port Richmond, Philadelphia.
  • 12th of May, 1974: The Boston Celtics win the 1974 NBA Finals after they defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 4-3.
  • 12th of May, 1976: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Saint-Etienne 1-0.
  • 12th of May, 1979: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after beating Manchester United 3-2. Alan Sunderland scores a late 88th minute winner.
  • 12th of May, 1986: Top Gun (1986) is released.
  • 12th of May, 1992: Actor Robert Reed, who portrayed the father Mike Brady in The Brady Bunch, passes away due to AIDS.
  • 12th of May, 1993: The last episode of "The Wonder Years" is aired.
  • 12th of May, 2001: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after two late goals from Michael Owen helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Arsenal.
  • 12th of May, 2014: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacks her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at The Standard Hotel in New York City.
  • 12th of May, 2017: Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
  • 12th of May, 2019: Football: Manchester City win the Premier League.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of May, 1959.

  • 22,297 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,926,460,800 seconds have passed since the 12th of May, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,247,537,600 times.
  • Since the 12th of May, 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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