What Happened on March 29, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Some Like It Hot", directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon, is released

Actor Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
Actress Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
  • Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Blanchard, Canadian mountaineer
  • Brad McCrimmon, Dodsland, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • Perry Farrell, American musician, (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros)

Famous Deaths

  • Barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies
  • Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer, dies at 84