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1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, 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.

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From top to bottom, left to right: Fidel Castro takes over Cuba; Tsarong Dazang Dramdul and several Tibetan monks captured by the PLA during the 1959 Tibetan uprising; The MOSFET (MOS transistor) is invented by Mohamed Atalla and Dawon Kahng at Bell Labs.; Site of Australopithecus boisei discovery in Tanzania.; Surface weather analysis of Typhoon Vera; Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev at the American National Exhibition; The Day the Music Died: The wreckage of the Bonanza at the crash site that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper; Damage to the Congolese Public Market in Léopoldville from the Léopoldville riots.
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1959 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1959
MCMLIX
Ab urbe condita2712
Armenian calendar1408
ԹՎ ՌՆԸ
Assyrian calendar6709
Baháʼí calendar115–116
Balinese saka calendar1880–1881
Bengali calendar1366
Berber calendar2909
British Regnal year7 Eliz. 2  8 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2503
Burmese calendar1321
Byzantine calendar7467–7468
Chinese calendar戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
4656 or 4449
     to 
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4657 or 4450
Coptic calendar1675–1676
Discordian calendar3125
Ethiopian calendar1951–1952
Hebrew calendar5719–5720
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2015–2016
 - Shaka Samvat1880–1881
 - Kali Yuga5059–5060
Holocene calendar11959
Igbo calendar959–960
Iranian calendar1337–1338
Islamic calendar1378–1379
Japanese calendarShōwa 34
(昭和34年)
Javanese calendar1890–1891
Juche calendar48
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4292
Minguo calendarROC 48
民國48年
Nanakshahi calendar491
Thai solar calendar2502
Tibetan calendar阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
2085 or 1704 or 932
     to 
阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
2086 or 1705 or 933
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