What Happened on July 22, 1959

Historical Events

Music History

Benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D premieres

The Worst Movie Ever

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

  • Natural gas found at Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands
1959 History

About July 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lonely Boy - Paul Anka
  • UK #1 Song: Dream Lover - Bobby Darin