What Happened on December 17, 1959

Historical Events

  • "On The Beach" is 1st film to premiere on both sides of Iron Curtain

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Stinson, American rock guitarist (The Replacements - "Pleased To Meet Me"), born in Waconia, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • Tammie Green, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1989), born in Somerset Ohio
Born in 1959
1959 Highlights

About December 17, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 19 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