On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1959

Historical Events

Venice Film Festival

20th Venice Film Festival: "The Great War" directed by Mario Monicelli and "General della Rovere" directed by Roberto Rossellini jointly awarded Golden Lion

1959 Highlights

About August 23, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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