What Happened on January 5, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Bozo the Clown" live children's show premieres on TV

Music Release

Buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter"; he was killed in a plane crash 29 days later

Famous Birthdays

  • Clancy Brown, American film, television, and voice actor (Carniv├ále, Billions), born in Urbana, Ohio
Born in 1959

About January 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Chipmunk Song - The Chipmunks With David Seville
  • UK #1 Song: It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty