What Happened on July 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ben-Gurion's Israeli government resigns
  • Indonesia restores constitution
  • Jack Gelber's "Connection" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Marc Cohn, singer (Walking in Memphis)
  • Patricia Pease Jeffers, NC, actress (Kimberly-Days of our Life)
  • Tim Shaw, cricketer (South African ODI slow lefty 1991)
  • Veronica Guerin, journalist