What Happened on December 28, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Torroja, Spanish pop singer (Mecano), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Everson Walls, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, NY Giants)
  • Phil Abrams, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

Ante Pavelić (1889-1959)

Croatian leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia, dies from wounds received in an attempted assassination two years earlier at 70

1959 Highlights

About December 28, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 2 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