What Happened on September 23, 1959

Historical Events

  • Australia's first passenger roll on/roll off diesel ferry, the MS Princess of Tasmania makes her maiden voyage across Bass Strait

Famous Birthdays

  • D-Roc the Executioner [Dennis Miles], American heavy metal musician (Body Count), born in the US (d. 2004)
  • Jason Alexander [Greenspan], American actor (George Costanza-Seinfeld), born in Newark, New Jersey
Born in 1959
1959 Highlights

About September 23, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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