On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1959

Historical Events

  • Bob Dylan graduates from Hibbing High School in Minnesota

Historic Event

The first independent government of the State of Singapore is sworn in with Lee Kuan Yew as Prime Minister

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Winans, American gospel singer (Winans), born in Detroit, Michigan
1959 Highlights

About June 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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