What Happened on October 23, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Chinese troops move into India, 17 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Raimi, actor (Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], American parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun), born in Downey, California

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic

Famous Deaths

  • Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (b. 1871)