On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Pays, English actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits), born in London, England
  • Colin Quinn, American comedian
  • David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
  • Georgios Voulgarakis, Greek politician
  • Jimmy Jam [James Harris], American songwriter and record producer (Janet Jackson), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Josie Lawrence, British comedian and actress (Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Eastenders, Humans), born in Staffordshire, England
1959 Highlights

About June 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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