What Happened on April 8, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Franklyn Stephenson, Barbados born cricketer (great all-rounder), born in Saint James, Barbados

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies at 73
1959 Highlights

About April 8, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 21 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