On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Gwenn, English actor (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 81
  • Kay Kendall [Justine McCarthy], British actress (Genevieve, The Constant Husband, Les Girls), dies of leukaemia at 32
1959 Highlights

About September 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo