What Happened on September 5, 1959

Historical Events

  • Wash Senator Jim Lemon is 7th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Pernice Jr., American golfer (2 PGA Tour, 6 Champions Tour titles), born in Kansas City, Missouri
Born in 1959

Famous Weddings

Evel Knievel

American motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork; divorce in 1997

1959 Highlights

About September 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 26 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: Only Sixteen - Craig Douglas