What Happened on December 27, 1959

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship, Memorial Stadium, Baltimore: Baltimore Colts beat New York Giants, 31-16; Colts score 24 straight points in 4th quarter

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Tippett, American NFL Hall of Fame linebacker, 1982-93, 5X Pro Bowl (New England Patriots), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Gerina Dunwich, American author
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonso Reyes, Mexican writer (Simpatías y diferencias) and diplomat (Higenia Cruel), dies at 70
1959 Highlights

About December 27, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: El Paso - Marty Robbins
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For - Emile Ford & The Checkmates