On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1959

Historical Events


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

16th Golden Globes: "The Defiant Ones", David Niven, & Susan Hayward win

  • Iran & US sign economic & military treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • David Fury, American television writer and producer
  • Vazgen Sargsyan, Armenian politician (d. 1999)
1959 Highlights

About March 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces