August 3, 1959: Day of the Week
August 3, 1959 was the 215th day of the year 1959 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 150 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 64 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $21,974.00 today.
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Here’s the August 1959 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1959 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 3, 1959 Historical Event(s)
- 1959Portugal’s state police force PIDE fires upon striking workers in Bissau, Portuguese Guinea, killing over 50 people.
Who were born on August 3, 1959?
- 1959John C. McGinley, American actor
- 1959Koichi Tanaka, Japanese engineer and chemist, Nobel laureate
- 1959Martin Atkins, English drummer (Public Image Ltd., Ministry, Killing Joke)
- 1959Mike Gminski, American basketball player
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