Class of 1959

Your class graduated from Gettysburg College on June 7, 1959.

 

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1959 at a Glance

President of the United States:
Dwight Eisenhower

United States Population:
177,829,628

Price of a Gallon of Gas:
$.31

Best Picture Academy Award:
Gigi

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)

NFL Championship:
Baltimore Colts d. New Work Giants (31-16)

Interesting Fact:
Alaska becomes the 49th U.S. state followed by Hawaii becoming the 50th state later that year.