What Happened on September 2, 1959

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US President Eisenhower arrives in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Esther Oosterbeek, Dutch pop singer (Dolly Dots), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Guy Laliberté, founder of Cirque du Soleil
Born in 1959
1959 Highlights

About September 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Three Bells - The Browns
  • UK #1 Song: Living Doll - Cliff Richard & The Shadows