On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1959

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios returns to Cyprus after 3 years

Famous Deaths

  • Albie Booth, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Yale University), dies of a heart attack at 51
1959 Highlights

About March 1, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Venus - Frankie Avalon
  • UK #1 Song: As I Love You - Shirley Bassey