What Happened on December 16, 1959

Historical Events

  • Snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison La Placa, NJ, actress (Duet, Catherine-John Larroquette Show)
  • Stephen Irvine, Scottish rock drummer (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions), born in Scotland
Born in 1959
1959 Highlights

About December 16, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heartaches By The Number - Guy Mitchell
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For - Emile Ford & The Checkmates