What Happened on April 15, 1959

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Fidel Castro begins US goodwill tour

Event of Interest

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles resigns

Famous Birthdays

Emma Thompson (64 years old)

British actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar 1992), born in London, England

  • Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director, born in Guangdong, China
  • Kevin Lowe, Canadian NHL defenceman, coach and executive (Edmonton Oilers; Stanley Cup x 6), born in Lachute, Quebec
  • Thomas F. Wilson, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born in 1959

About April 15, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 19 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