What Happened on July 31, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cliff Richard and the Drifters have their 1st No. 1 British single with "Living' Doll" (biggest British single of 1959)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Bielecki, pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Peter Senior, Australian golfer, born in Singapore
  • Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist, born in Chicago, Illinois