What Happened on May 25, 1959

Historical Events

Historic Event

Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev visits Angola

  • US Supreme Courtt rules Louisiana prohibiting black-white boxing unconstitutional

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathryn Harrison, English actress (Old Woman in Black Moon), born in London, England
  • Julian Clary, British television personality, born in Surbiton, Surrey, England
  • Manolis Kefalogiannis, Greek politician (Minister for Mercantile Marine), born in Heraklion, Greece
1959 Highlights

About May 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Battle Of New Orleans - Johnny Horton
  • UK #1 Song: A Fool Such As I/I Need Your Love Tonight - Elvis Presley