On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1959

Historical Events

  • Senate rejects Ike's appointment of Lewis Strauss for Secetary of Commerce

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Hidalgo, French Spanish politician, 1st female Mayor of Paris (2014-), born in San Fernando, Spain
  • Kimberley Leston, British journalist (d. 1995)
  • Mark DeBarge, American rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
1959 Highlights

About June 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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