What Happened on September 6, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • David Tickle, British audio engineer and record producer (Split Enz; Four Non-Blondes), born in Guildford, Surrey, England

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? 63 years, 2 months and 28 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