On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Compton, news anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies at 47
1959 Highlights

About December 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 11 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