What Happened on January 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • John Singleton, director (Boyz n The Hood), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestKapil Dev

Kapil Dev, Indian cricketer (India's finest all-rounder 1978-94, Cup-1982), born in Chandigarh, Punjab

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev
  • Kathy Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nancy Rubin Sharff, American LPGA golfer (1991 Jamie Farr-9th), born in New Kensington

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54