What Happened on July 6, 1959

Historical Events

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Sheraton Hotel CC: Betsy Rawls wins her second title in the event by 1 stroke from Patty Berg

  • Saar becomes part of German Federal Republic
  • WENH TV channel 11 in Durham, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 History

Famous Birthdays

  • John Keeble, English rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Tahir Naqqash, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85), born in Lahore, Punjab
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • George Grosz, German cartoonist and painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65

About July 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 24 days
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