What Happened on January 29, 1959

Historical Events

  • Smog pollution with readings higher than the 1952 'Great Smog of London' hits London, with many suffering chest and lung-related illnesses
  • Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released
1959 Highlights

About January 29, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 8 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