January 1, 1959: Day of the Week
January 1, 1959 was the 1st day of the year 1959 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 364 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 63 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $10,501.00 today.
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Here’s the January 1959 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1959 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Dog 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).
January 1, 1959 Historical Event(s)
- 1959Fulgencio Batista, dictator of Cuba, is overthrown by Fidel Castro’s forces during the Cuban Revolution.
Who were born on January 1, 1959?
- 1959Abdul Ahad Momand, Afghan cosmonaut
- 1959Andy Andrews, American tennis player
- 1959Azali Assoumani, Comorian president
- 1959Michel Onfray, French philosopher
- 1959Panagiotis Giannakis, Greek basketball player and coach
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