October 21, 1959: Day of the Week
October 21, 1959 was the 294th day of the year 1959 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 71 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
A person born on this day will be 58 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $193.59 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the October 1959 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1959 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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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).
October 21, 1959 Historical Event(s)
- 1959In New York City, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens to the public.
- 1959President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order transferring Wernher von Braun and other German scientists from the United States Army to NASA.
Who were born on October 21, 1959?
- 1959Andy Picheta, English film director
- 1959George Bell, Dominican baseball player
- 1959Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
- 1959Rose McDowall, Scottish musician
- 1959Tony Ganios, American Actor
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