What Happened on March 28, 1959

Historical Events

  • 11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's government & installs Panchen Lama

Famous Birthdays

  • Petra Delhees, Swiss tennis star, born in Aarau, Switzerland
  • Todd Curtis, American actor (Capitol, Skip-Young & Restless), born in Detroit, Michigan
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • James Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies
1959 Highlights

About March 28, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Venus - Frankie Avalon
  • UK #1 Song: Side Saddle - Russ Conway