1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), 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.
Real World Events
- Effects artist Tom Woodruff, Jr. is born.
- Screenwriter Fred Dekker is born.
- Actor Daniel Kash is born.
- Actor Richard Anthony Crenna is born.
- Author Nancy A. Collins is born.
- Actor Paul McGann is born.
- Artist Eduardo Risso is born.
- Artist Ronnie del Carmen is born.