What Happened on September 8, 1959

Historical Events

  • The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is established.

Famous Birthdays

  • Daler Nazarov, Tajik composer and actor, born in Stalinabad, Tajik SSR
  • Luis Lerma, American rock multi-instrumentalist musician (The Amps, The Tasties, Team Void), born in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • [David] Sara Davis Buechner, American-Canadian concert pianist, music editor, and educator (Temple University), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Born in 1959
1959 Highlights

About September 8, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 19 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