What Happened on December 6, 1959

Famous Birthdays

Satoru Iwata (1959-2015)

Japanese video game designer, President and CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), born in Sapporo, Hokkaido

Famous Deaths

  • Len Doyle, American actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66
1959 Highlights

About December 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heartaches By The Number - Guy Mitchell
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want - Adam Faith