On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1959

Historical Events

Film Release

Hammer horror film "The Mummy" starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing is first released in the UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Waller, Zimbabwean cricket batsman and coach (2 Tests, 39 ODIs), born in Harare, Zimbabwe

Famous Weddings

  • Cosmopolitan founder Helen Gurley Brown (37) weds theater producer David Brown (43)

Famous Deaths

  • Ennio Porrino, Italian composer, dies at 49
  • Helen Broderick, American comedienne and actress (Swing Time, Top Hat), dies at 68
1959 Highlights

About September 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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