On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Kookie, Kookie Lend Me Your Comb" by Byrnes & Connie Stevens hits #4
  • Rodgers & Barer's musical "Once upon a mattress" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yankee catcher Yogi Berra's errorless streak of 148 games ends

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Birthdays

  • Martha Quinn, MTV VJ (Tracey-Bradys), born in Albany, New York
1959 Highlights

About May 11, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus