On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Stafford Smith, British human-rights lawyer, born in Cambridge
  • D. H. Peligro [Darren Henley], American punk rock drummer ( Dead Kennedys, Red Hot Chili Peppers,1988), born in St. louis, Missouri
  • Jim Kerr, Scottish rock singer-songwriter (Simple Minds - "Don't You (Forget About Me)"; "Alive And Kicking"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Kevin Nash, American pro wrestler (WWF Triple Crown 1994; 21 x WWF, WCW, TNA awards; WWE Hall of Fame), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ronnie Bowman, American bluegrass guitarist, bass player and singer-songwriter (Lonesome River Band.), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina
1959 Highlights

About July 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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