On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1959

Historical Events

  • Bob Dylan graduates from Hibbing High School in Minnesota

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Winans, gospel singer (Winans)
1959 Highlights

About June 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini