What Happened on November 28, 1959

Historical Events

  • 24th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-0 in Birmingham, breaking a streak of five consecutive victories by Auburn in the series
  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Hamilton Tiger-Cats (21-7) for a second straight year
  • KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook - Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins

Catholic Encyclical

Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum

1959 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Judd Nelson, American actor (Breakfast Club, Jack-Suddenly Susan), born in Portland, Maine
  • R Glynn Holt, Plainveiw Texas, PhD/astronaut (STS 73 alt)
  • Stephen Roche, bicylist
Born in 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Lester Vail, American actor (Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage), dies at 60

About November 28, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want - Adam Faith