On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfie Anido, Filipino actor, born in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines (d. 1981)
  • Baron Waqa, Nauruan politician and musician, born in Boe District, Nauru
  • Bebe Neuwirth, American actress (Lilith in Cheers, Damn Yankees), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • Paul Westerberg, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Replacements), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • Phill Kline, American politician, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Val Kilmer, American actor (Top Secret, Top Gun, Willow), born in Los Angeles, California
1959 Highlights

About December 31, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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