What Happened on December 7, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Saleem Yousuf, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (32 Tests, 5 x 50, 104 dismissals; Karachi, Sindh), born in Karachi, Pakistan

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Hall, English comedic actor (Tit for Tat, A Chump at Oxford), dies at 60
1959 Highlights

About December 7, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 24 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