On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer (Architectonics; Magma) born in Kärdla, Hiiumaa, Estonia
  • Gary Kemp, British rock guitarist and lyricist (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in Smithfield, London

Famous Deaths

1959 Highlights

About October 16, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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