What Happened on August 15, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott D. Altman, American Naval officer and astronaut (sk: STS 90), born in Lincoln, Illinois
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • "Blind" Willie McTell [McTier], American blues and ragtime singer and guitarist, dies at 61
1959 Highlights

About August 15, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

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