What Happened on March 29, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Some Like It Hot", starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon, is released

  • Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Blanchard, Canadian mountaineer
  • Brad McCrimmon, Dodsland, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • Perry Farrell, American musician, (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros)

Famous Deaths

  • Barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies
  • Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer, dies at 84