What Happened on February 13, 1959

Historical Events

  • Miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Gaston Gingras, Canadian ice hockey defenceman
  • Gord Hampson, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • William Axt, American film scores composer (The Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 70
1959 Highlights

About February 13, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
  • UK #1 Song: One Night/I Got Stung - Elvis Presley