What Happened on May 7, 1959

Historical Events

Sports History

"Roy Campanella Night" Largest baseball crowd at 93,103 at the LA Coliseum see Yankees beat Dodgers 6-2 in exhibition game

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Yung Mei-ling, Hong Kong actress, born in Hong Kong (d. 1985)
  • Michael E. Knight, America actor (All My Children), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • Tamara E. Jernigan, American astronaut (STS 40, 52, 67, 80), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Born in 1959
1959 Highlights

About May 7, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Happy Organ - Dave "Baby" Cortez
  • UK #1 Song: It Doesn't Matter Anymore - Buddy Holly