What Happened on December 4, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul McGrath, Irish soccer defender (83 caps Rep of Ireland; Aston Villa, Manchester United), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Rosetta Duncan, American vaudevillian (Duncan Sisters), actress (Topsy and Eva), and songwriter (Remeberin'). dies in an auto accident at 65
1959 Highlights

About December 4, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want - Adam Faith