What Happened on April 30, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Goede Tijden Selechte Tijden)

Paul Gross (64 years old)

Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta

Stephen Harper (64 years old)

22nd Prime Minister of Canada (2006-15), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • W. Thomas Smith, Jr, American author and columnist
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Armand Marsick, Belgian composer, dies at 81
1959 Highlights

About April 30, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 24 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