On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Anil Ambani, Indian businessman (Reliance Group), born in Bombay, Maharashtra State, India
  • John Bickerton, Canadian jazz pianist, and composer, born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Lord Rayleigh, agri-businessman (Lord Rayleigh Farms)
  • Paul Taylor, American rock keyboardist (Winger - "Seventeen; "Can't Get Enuff"), born in San Francisco, California
  • Rod Connop, Canadian CFL corner (Edmonton Eskimos), born in North Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Vidor, Hungarian director (Gilda, Farewell to Arms), dies at 58
1959 Highlights

About June 4, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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