What Happened on August 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Williams, Hahn AFB Ger, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel)
  • Kurtis Blow, rapper (Krushgroove-The Breaks), born in NYC, New York
  • Michael Kors, American fashion designer and Project Runway judge, born in Long Island, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Frantisek Burian, composer, dies at 55