On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1959

Historical Events

  • 600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US

Famous Birthdays

  • Corrinne Drewery, British singer-songwriter (Swing Out Sister - "Swing Out"), born in Nottingham, Engalnd
  • David Coulier, American actor (Joey Gladstone-Full House), born in Detroit, Michigan
1959 Highlights

About September 21, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny
  • UK #1 Song: Only Sixteen - Craig Douglas