On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1959

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Zhukov [Jim Harrell], American professional wrestler, born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • John Whitaker, American actor (Family Affair, Snowball Expr), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Marianne Gravatte, American model and Playboy playmate (Oct, 1982, 1983 Playmate of the Year), born in Hollywood, California
1959 Highlights

About December 13, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius