On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1959

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D premieres

Film PremierThe Worst Movie Ever

Ed Wood's cult classic "Plan 9 From Outer Space", called one of the worse films ever, premieres

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Poster for Ed Wood's cult film Plan 9 from Outer Space
Poster for Ed Wood's cult film Plan 9 from Outer Space
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  • Natural gas found at Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands
1959 Highlights

About July 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer