On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1959

Historical Events

  • (Robert) Taft Memorial Bell Tower dedicated in Washington, D.C.
  • KDIN TV channel 11 in Des Moines, IA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 Highlights

About April 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Come Softly To Me - The Fleetwoods
  • UK #1 Song: Side Saddle - Russ Conway