What Happened on February 15, 1959

Historical Events

Italian History

Antonio Segni forms Italian government

Famous Birthdays

  • Alistar "Ali" Campbell, British reggae vocalist and guitarist (UB40, 1978-2008 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England.
  • Guy De Alwis, cricket wicket-keeper (Sri Lankan mid 80s)
  • Hugo Savinovich, Ecuadorian sports commentator and wrestler, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Joe Hesketh, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), born in Lackawanna, New York
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Owen Willans Richardson, British physicist (Nobel 1928), dies at 69
1959 Highlights

About February 15, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 20 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: As I Love You - Shirley Bassey