What Happened on May 21, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 702 performances
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Children's Petting Farm opens (Cleveland, Ohio)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brisn Lenihan, Jnr, Irish politician and minister, born in Dublin (d. 2011)
  • Nick Cassavetes, American actor and director (The Notebook), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1959

About May 21, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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