What Happened on May 19, 1959

Historical Events

  • Jan de Quay becomes premier of Netherlands
  • The USS Triton, the first submarine with two nuclear reactors, is completed

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson who was later murdered, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1994)
Born in 1959

About May 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
  • UK #1 Song: A Fool Such As I/I Need Your Love Tonight - Elvis Presley