On This Day

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, soccer player (MVV)

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? 62 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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