What Happened on April 4, 1959

Historical Events

  • France beats Wales, 11-3 at Stade Colombes to win the Five Nations Rugby Championship outright for the first time
  • Mali Federation founded, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960)
1959 Highlights

About April 4, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Venus - Frankie Avalon
  • UK #1 Song: Side Saddle - Russ Conway