1959

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This article is about the year 1959. For other uses, see 1959 (disambiguation).
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1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1959th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 959th year of the 2nd millennium, the 59th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1950s decade.

Events

January

Main article: January 1959
January 3 Alaska

February

Main article: February 1959
February 3: Crash kills musicians and pilot.

March

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April

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May

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December

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Nobel Prizes

References

  1. Fantasia had also used a multi-speaker stereophonic sound system, but it was primitive compared to the one used in Sleeping Beauty.
  2. "Three Rescue Vessels Reach Ship-Iceberg Collision Scene". Tribune. Oakland. 1959-01-31. p. 1. 
  3. "21 Die as Jet Hits School On Okinawa", Oakland Tribune, June 30, 1959, p1
  4. "Iraq revolt Is Stil Reported Raging". St. Petersburg Times. St. Petersburg, FL. July 21, 1959. p. A1. Retrieved June 27, 2012. 
  5. "Les BD oubliées D'Astérix". BDoubliées (in French). Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  6. Zhu, T.; Zhu, Tuofu; Korber, Bette T.; Nahmias, Andre J.; Hooper, Edward; Sharp, Paul M. (1998). "An African HIV-1 sequence from 1959 and implications for the origin of the epidemic". Nature. 391 (6667): 594–597. PMID 9468138. doi:10.1038/35400.