What Happened on February 19, 1959

Historical Events

  • Britain, Turkey & Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence
  • Gabon adopts its constitution
  • USAF rocket-powered rail sled attains Mach 4.1 (4970 kph), NM

Famous Birthdays

Roger GoodellRoger Goodell (63 years old)

American NFL Commissioner, born in Jamestown, New York

1959 Highlights

About February 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
  • UK #1 Song: As I Love You - Shirley Bassey