What Happened on July 12, 1959

Historical Events

  • NBC uses cameras to show catchers signals during Yankee-Red Sox game

Famous Birthdays

  • Rolonda Watts, talk show hostess (Rolanda)
  • Tupou VI, King of Tonga (2012-), born in Nuku Ľalofa, Tonga
1959 Highlights

About July 12, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lonely Boy - Paul Anka
  • UK #1 Song: Dream Lover - Bobby Darin