On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Satoru Iwata, President and CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), born in Sapporo, Hokkaido (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

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

About December 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius