October 23rd, 1959

October 23rd, 1959, fell on a Friday. It was day 296 of 1959. The decade was the 1950s.

60 years, 9 months and 22 days have passed since October 23rd, 1959.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Weird Al Yankovic: Singer.
  • Born on this exact date: Nancy Grace: Television host.


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 October 23rd, 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, 9 months and 22 days have passed since October 23rd, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 23rd, 1959, will be 60 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 October 23rd, 1959, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 23rd, 1959 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

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

  • The Untouchables - American crime drama.
  • The Twilight Zone - TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - American sitcom about a teenager who strives for beautiful women, fancy cars and money.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • 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.

"Dennis the Menace" - "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" - "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 23rd of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on October 23rd, 1959.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 23rd, 1959 was probably conceived around the 13th of January, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 23rd, 1959 is the 1st of August, 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 October 23rd, 1959.

  • 22,212 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,919,113,200 seconds have passed since the October 23rd, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,238,965,400 times.
  • Since October 23rd, 1959, earth has travelled approximately 990,262,411,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 319,852,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 165,043,735 steps. That's about 73,353 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,029,358 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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