What Happened on November 9, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Hamilton, American wrestling referee, born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Sito Pons, Spanish motorbike racer, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Thomas Quasthoff, German singer, born in Hildesheim, Germany
  • Tony Slattery, British actor and comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), born in Stonebridge, London

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Preston Search, American cellist, composer and conductor (Bridge Builders), dies at 70
1959 Highlights

About November 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mr. Blue - The Fleetwoods
  • UK #1 Song: Travellin' Light - Cliff Richard & The Shadows