What Happened on June 24, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy McClusky, British electronic singer-songwriter, and bassist (Orchestal Manoeveres in the Dark - "Maid Of Orleans"; "(Forever) Live and Die"), born in Heswall, Wirral, England
  • Rob Delahaye, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in IJzeren, Netherlands
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Bandy [Lodewijk Ferdinand Dieben], Dutch revue-artist (Life Ain't Bad), commits suicide at 69
1959 Highlights

About June 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Battle Of New Orleans - Johnny Horton
  • UK #1 Song: Roulette - Russ Conway