What Happened on December 26, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Koji Morimoto, Japanese anime director, born in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Lesley Tomlinson, English cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Derbyshire, England
Born in 1959

Famous Weddings

John Madden

NFL coach John Madden (23) weds Virginia Fields

1959 Highlights

About December 26, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Why - Frankie Avalon
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For - Emile Ford & The Checkmates