What Happened on January 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 38 performances
  • Dmitri Shostakovitch's comedy "Cheryomushk" premieres in Moscow
  • WHCT TV channel 18 in Hartford, CT (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • David Mills, American author
  • James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian