What Happened on October 13, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerry Darby, British jazz-soul drummer (Carmel - "Bad Day"), born in England
  • Marie Osmond, American pop singer ("Paper Roses"), and actress (Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer and musicologist (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67
1959 Highlights

About October 13, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
  • UK #1 Song: Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin