Events of 1959
Cuban revolution. Fidel Castro
becomes Prime Minister of Cuba.
Xerox manufactures the Xerox 914, the first
plain paper copier.
Soviet Union's Luna 2 is first spacecraft to
Soviet Union's Luna 3 takes first pictures of the far side of the
Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev,
Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper are killed in a plane
First Barbie Doll produced.
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Events of 1959
President: Eisenhower - Vice
President: Richard Nixon
In New York, President Eisenhower breaks
ground at the Lincoln Center for a new Performing Arts Center.
announces that it plans to use satellites for transcontinental radio.
Japanese-Americans regain citizenship lost during World War II.
Geneva, the Big Four convene to discuss the reunification of Germany.
Italian archaeologists locate the ruins of Nero's gardens in Rome.
In baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers
defeat the Chicago White Sox in the sixth game to win the World Series.
The Baltimore Colts win the National
Football League title 31-16 over the New York Giants.
Toronto to capture hockey's Stanley Cup.
In Tennis, Maria Bueno and
Alex Olmedo win the singles titles at Wimbledon.
Roger Ward emerges
victorious in the Indy 500.
A horse named Tommy Lee wins the Kentucky
The Boston Celtics win over the Minneapolis Lakers in the NBA
Mack the Knife,
Battle of New Orleans,
There Goes My Baby,
Put Your Head on My Shoulder,
Santo and Johnny
Come Softly to Me,