Ummm, am I really that old??




In 1959 (the year you were born)



Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US



Fidel Castro takes power in Cuba



Alaska is admitted as the 49th state



Lee Petty wins the first Daytona 500 stock car race



Tibet's Dalai Lama escapes to India



Hawaii admitted as the 50th state



Soviet premiere Krushchev begins unprecedented visit to US



The Barbie doll debuts



John McEnroe, Kyle MacLachlan, Tom Arnold, Perry Farrell, Kevin Spacey, and Weird Al Yankovic are born



A plane crash kills Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and The Big Bopper - becomes known as "The Day The Music Died"



Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series



Baltimore Colts win the NFL championship



Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup



Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein is published



The Twilight Zone debuts on TV

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Irene said…
I have the same list, too. ;)

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