On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Jalal-ud-din, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Jenilee Harrison, American actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas), born in Glendale, California
  • Jervis Johnson, Games Designer for Games Workshop, Nottingham, born in London
  • John Linnell, American musician (They Might Be Giants), born in NYC, New York
  • Kenneth Herdigein, Surinamese-Dutch actor (Say A), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Scott Thompson, Canadian comedian (The Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show), born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Steve Bauer, Canadian road racer cyclist (Olympic silver 84, 96), born in St. Catharines, Canada
1959 Highlights

About June 12, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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