What Happened on April 20, 1959

Historical Events

  • 63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42

Famous Birthdays

  • Clint Howard, American actor (Gentle Ben), born in Burbank, California
1959 Highlights

About April 20, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Come Softly To Me - The Fleetwoods
  • UK #1 Song: It Doesn't Matter Anymore - Buddy Holly