Your class graduated from Gettysburg College on June 7, 1959.
1959 at a Glance
President of the United States:
United States Population:
Price of a Gallon of Gas:
Best Picture Academy Award:
Number One Song:
"The Battle of New Orleans" - Johnny Horton
Baseball - World Series:
Los Angeles Dodgers d. Chicago White Sox (4-2)
NCAA Basketball Championship:
California d. West Virginia (71-70)
Baltimore Colts d. New Work Giants (31-16)
Alaska becomes the 49th U.S. state followed by Hawaii becoming the 50th state later that year.