August 24th, 1959

August 24th, 1959, fell on a Monday. It was day 236 of 1959. The decade was the 1950s.

60 years, 10 months and 20 days have passed since August 24th, 1959.



Fictional Date

August 24th, 1959 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:

  • Tony Soprano is born.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on August 24th, 1959.

  • Steel strike of 1959.

    Between July and November of 1959, members of the United Steelworkers of America went on strike.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 60 years, 10 months and 20 days have passed since August 24th, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 24th, 1959, will be 60 years of age.
  • People born in 1959 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 24th, 1959:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 24th, 1959, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 24th, 1959 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 24th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on August 24th, 1959.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 24th, 1959 was probably conceived around the 14th of November, 1958. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 24th, 1959 is the 2nd of June, 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 August 24th, 1959.

  • 22,239 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,921,449,600 seconds have passed since the August 24th, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,241,691,200 times.
  • Since August 24th, 1959, earth has travelled approximately 991,467,993,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 320,241,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 165,244,666 steps. That's about 73,442 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,057,395 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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