On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Collinsworth, NFL wide receiver/TV sportscaster
  • Göran Hägglund, Swedish politician
  • Keith Olbermann, American news presenter
  • Patti Cohoon, actress (Molly-Here Come the Brides), born in Whittier, California
1959 Highlights

About January 27, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters
  • UK #1 Song: One Night/I Got Stung - Elvis Presley